Johanna Danhauser studied dramaturgy at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Leipzig as well as music and performance at the University of Bayreuth, where she was employed as a student assistant at the Research Institute for Music Theater. Before and during her studies, she completed internships at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Staatstheater Nürnberg, the Süddeutsche Zeitung, and the Goethe-Institut Nigeria. From 2015 to 2018, she worked first as a dramaturgy assistant, then as a dramaturg at the Stuttgart Opera, and took over the production dramaturgy for “Così fan tutte” at the Konzerttheater Bern. Most recently she supervised the artistic work of Neco Çelik, Anika Rutkofsky, Lulu Obermayer, Maximilian von Mayenburg and Heinrich Horwitz. She was a fellow in ASSITEJ’s Next Generation program and, together with Anika Rutkofsky and Eleni Konstantatou, won the RING AWARD 2021 for “Don Giovanni. The Reckoning.” Since 2020 she has been working as a dramaturge for music and cross-disciplinary projects at the Ruhrtriennale.