Alexander Karschnia is a theatre-maker and -scientist, co-founder of andcompany&Co. He studied with Hans-Thies Lehmann, and was part of the postgraduate program "Experience of time and aesthetic perception". Among the sins of his youth are the invenion of the night.dance.demo and the take-over of Schlingensief’s party CHANCE 2000. He creates lecture performances and curates conferences such as ”Pasttime” or “NA(AR) HET THEATER – after theater?” (Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Amsterdam). In 2021/22 he worked as dramaturg for the Volksbühne Berlin and hosted a discourse series at Roter Salon.