Eylül Fidan Akıncı is a Ph.D. Candidate in Theatre and Performance program at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her dissertation project analyzes the dramaturgy of objects and materiality in contemporary choreography through a feminist lens, and creates a trajectory across Pina Bausch, Eiko Otake, La Ribot, Mette Ingvartsen, Gisèle Vienne, and Geumhyung Jeong. She works as an independent dramaturg across theatre and dance. Her writing on performance has appeared in TDR: The Drama Review and Etcetera Magazine.