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 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.

In this season

A Girls Story

by Annie Ernaux
Director: Sarah Kohm 
Translated from French by Sonja Finck

Qui a tué mon père

(Who killed my father)
by Édouard Louis
Director: Thomas Ostermeier