Lisanne Wiegand studied theatre- and dance studies at Freie Universität Berlin before she graduated with a Masters degree in dramaturgy from University of Music and Theatre »Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy« Leipzig. Her Master thesis focused on the representation of female sexworkers in American musical of the 20th century. As a student she interned at theatres such as Komische Oper Berlin, GRIPS Theater and Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz. Recently her essay about conflict-storytelling through dance in musical movies was published in the book »Tanz im Film – Das Politische in der Bewegung« (Berlin, 2017). Since the 2017 season Lisanne Wiegand has been working with Hessisches Staatsballett as an assistant to the ballet direction. As of the current season she also is the ensemble’s dramaturg.