Wadiaa Ferzly: Born 1991 in Damascus, lives in Berlin. In addition to a bachelor’s degree in theater studies at the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts Damascus, Ferzly studied economics at the University of Damascus. She participated in several theater labs in Damascus and Beirut and also took part in theater directing and dramaturgy workshops at the Damascus Theater Laboratory. She wrote a number of theater texts, including the play »Sudoku« in 2013, during the theater lab of »Artist Citizens Foundation«. She also wrote »Gangrene« while participating at the theater lab of the »Royal Court Theater«. In 2016, she was awarded the second prize in the Dubai Creativity Magazine competition for her theatrical text »Anniversary«.