Area of Expertise:
Theatre Work in Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding, Mediation and Dialogue, Theatre of the Oppressed, Playback Theatre
Anne Dirnstorfer is a mediator and theatre trainer. She holds a Master’s degree in Social Sciences from Humboldt University Berlin and worked in the field of peacebuilding since 2005. Her special interest is to combine theatre approaches with mediation and dialogue work and to design projects that integrate art in peacebuilding strategies. She gained working experience in Central America, Nepal, Cambodia and Germany. From 2009 to 2014 she was working for the Civil Peace Service (ZFD) Program of GIZ as a regional trainer in mediation and conflict transformation in Nepal. In 2015 she initiated the project “EnActing Dialogue” on reconciliation processes through Playback Theatre in Nepal.