Michaela Nocker

Michaela Nocker studied psychology, German literature, German as a Second Language and theater dramaturgy in Graz, Vienna and Delhi. She earned her M.A. in German Literature and Language at the Karl Franzens University Graz, with emphasis on modern theater adaptations.

For many years, she worked as a project assistant at the Literaturhaus Graz, on various theater productions in Austria, and in project management in cultural institutions abroad, such as the Goethe Institute in Sri Lanka and the Austrian cultural forums in Washington DC and New Delhi.

She has been teaching German as a foreign language at several institutions in Berlin (Freie Universitšt Berlin), India and Nepal, conducting workshops in improvisation theatre, and offering drama educational programs. As a founder and director of the performing artist collective UNVEILED in Kathmandu, she stages international theater productions and supports the female empowerment movement in Nepal.