Jury member (2016-) and chair (2018 - 2020)
(born 1976) is a researcher in the field of theatre and dance. She studied theatre, the history and aesthetics of the cinema and art history at the universities of Bern and Lausanne. In 2013 she received a doctorate from the Hochschule der Künste Bern with an interdisciplinary work entitled “Spaces in situation: On the emergence of theatrical spaces in site-specificity”. She has acted as assistant to the chair of dance studies and as an independent dance dramaturge. Simona Travaglianti has worked in various mediation formats, including mentoring workshops, introductions and encounters with artists for dance festivals and productions.