Charlotte Gruber (Berlin, 1986) is currently post-doctoral researcher at Ghent University at the department of Art, Music and Theater Studies. As a Visiting Professor she teaches the courses: ‘Methodologies of Performing and Media Arts’ (‘Methodologie van de Podium- en Mediale Kunsten’), ‘Political; Social and Ethical Aspects of Theatre Studies’ (Politieke, Sociale en Ethische Aspecten van de Posiumkunsten) & ‘Ritual Aspects of the Performing Arts’ (Rituele Aspecten van Podium- en Mediale Kunsten) in 2017.She is a member of Studies in Performing Arts & Media (S:PAM, Ghent University), of the Working Group Dramaturgy (Arbeitsgruppe Dramaturgie, Gesellschaft für Theaterwissenschaft) & of the research Group THALIA (Interplay of Theatre, Literature and Media in Performance).
In 2016 she obtained her doctoral degree at Ghent University with her dissertation The Other Antigone[s]: Spotting the Différance in Contemporary Tragedy.
Charlotte Gruber holds a B.A. degree in Culture and Technology (BTU Cottbus, 2010) and earned her M.A degree in Theatre Studies at the University of Amsterdam with distinction (2011). Her thesis Interactions – Actual and Virtual Spaces as Stages of Inter-est was awarded the Theaterscriptieprijs 2012 by the Theater Institute Netherlands (TIN) and is published within the AGENT Series at Tectum.
She works on topics such as contemporary tragedy, political philosophy and performativity (Performance Philosophy) and the relationship of art, society and networking media. She is a co-editor of the book “Occupy Antigone” (Schriftenreihe Forum Modernes Theater, 2016), a result of the conference, which took place in 2014.