Ziad Adwan received his MA in Text and Performance Studies at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and King’s College in London, before completing a PhD in Theatre Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London. He taught at the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damascus from 2009 to 2013. Adwan’s work comprises acting, directing and writing for theatre as well as academic works. He is currently based in Germany, where he is affiliated with LMU Munich. He co-founded TANWEEN Company for Theatre and Dance and has been staging theatre and performance projects in Germany.