A choreographer and dramaturg, Monica Gillette brings over 25 years experience in the performing arts, as well as expertise in artist driven networks, participatory projects and transdisciplinary research. After an education in classical ballet, Monica developed a career in the field of contemporary dance in Los Angeles and New York. In 2008, she began working at Theater Freiburg, not only as a dancer and choreographer, but also in areas of community building and project development. Monica was the dramaturg for the EU project Migrant Bodies – Moving Borders (2017-2019) and editor of the resulting publication. She leads workshops and facilitates collaborative research practices, utilising her dance skills for embodied reflection.