Laura Karreman is a Ph.D. candidate at the research centre Studies of Performing Arts & Media at Ghent University, Belgium. As part of the research project ‘Capturing dance movements, intensities and embodied experiences’, which is funded by Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), she examines the implications of motion capture technology for dance analysis and dance transmission. She received a Research M.A. in Art Studies at the University of Amsterdam, where she wrote a thesis on the use of body metaphors in theatre performance. Laura Karreman previously worked as a dramaturg and researcher in the Dutch art field and she was performing arts advisor for the Amsterdam Art Fund. She taught at the honours programme of ArtEZ Institute for the Arts in Arnhem and the Theatre Studies department of Utrecht University.