Elisa Leroy

Elisa Leroy, born 1989 in Paris, is a dramaturg at Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz and Shakespeare scholar working in Berlin, Munich and Paris. She received her Ph.D. from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich for her dissertation More than is set down: Hamlet as text and performance. After studying Comparative Literature in Munich and Berkeley, she worked as an assistant director in Thomas Ostermeier's french-speaking productions and as assistant to the Artistic Director at Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, Berlin (2014-2016). Most recently, Elisa Leroy collaborated as dramaturg on Thomas Ostermeier's production of »La nuit des rois ou Tout ce que vous voulez« by William Shakespeare at the Comédie-Francaise in Paris (2018) and as production manager on the scenic installation »Who killed my father (Qui a tué mon père)« by and with Édouard Louis (F.I.N.D. Festival, Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, 2021). Her research interests include Early Modern theater, more specifically the theater of William Shakespeare, media and technology history and the theory and history of gender studies. She has taught at Humboldt University Berlin, the Hochschule für Schauspielkunst Ernst-Busch and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich.

Qui a tué mon père (Who killed my father) by Édouard Louis, Director: Thomas Ostermeier (World Premiere, 2021)
Erinnerung eines Mädchens (A Girl's Story) by Annie Ernaux, Director: Sarah Kohm (2022)
Genesis by Bastian Reiber and Team, Direction and Concept: Bastian Reiber (2023)
Berliner Affären by Ilknur Bahadir, Director: Ilknur Bahadir (World Premiere, 2023)
In Memory of Doris Bither by Yana Thönnes, Director: Yana Thönnes (World Premiere, 2023)
Genesis by Bastian Reiber and Team, Director and Concept: Bastian Reiber (World Premiere, 2023)
Ulster American by David Ireland, Director: Rikki Henry (German World Premiere, 2024)