Heinz-Uwe Haus began his artistic and academic career as director at the Deutsches Theatre Berlin, and as founding member of the East German Directing Institute. He has worked for the National Theatres of Cyprus, Greece, and Turkey, and with companies from Canada, Chile, Finland, Italy, South Korea, and the USA. Since 1997, he has served as Professor of Theatre at the University of Delaware, USA. In 1989/90 he was board member of the East German “Democratic Awakening” party (Demokratischer Aufbruch) and founder of the “Praxis Group” in the USA. From 1992 to 1993, he was the first director of the Educational Centre Schloss Wendgraeben of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation.Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe obtained his PhD from the University of London. He worked at the University of Wales Aberystwyth and as Professor of Drama at the University of Lincoln, UK. He has numerous publications on the topic of theatre and consciousness to his credit.