Confessions of an Interferer


  • Barbara Simonsen



Barbara Simonsen

Barbara Simonsen is director, dramaturg and artistic director and founder of Teater Seachange and Seachange Lab in Aarhus, Denmark: an independent theatre company, and an international centre for practical artistic research and performing arts experiments. Simonsen holds a Master of Comparative Literature and Dramaturgy from Aarhus University and has taught in the Aarhus University departments of Dramaturgy, Comparative Literature and Aesthetics and Culture. Her experimental productions range from audio plays in cinemas to international music theatre and interactive installations. Simonsen has worked for many years as consultant and facilitator for directors, playwrights, choreographers and companies, specialising in the analysis and development of process, tools and methods. In 2017, she edited the interview collection The Art of Rehearsal - Conversations with Contemporary Theatre Makers at Bloomsbury Methuen Drama.

Photo: Christoffer Brekne / Iris Boer and Sebastian Pickering from aNorange Collective, Connections residency 2018





Simonsen, B. (2022). Confessions of an Interferer. Peripeti, 19(S10), 5–8.