GÜNTHER HEEG is the director of the Centre of Competence for Theatre (CCT) and a Professor Emeritus of Theater Studies at the University of Leipzig. He has published extensively on eighteenth-century theater, Bertolt Brecht, Heiner Müller, and contemporary transmedia theater. His current research is on the idea of a transcultural theater, the concept of theater as a cultural practice "by everyone for everyone," and forms of life and action related to cultural transit. His most recent publications include: Das transkulturelle Theater (2017); Willkommen anderswo. Sich spielend begegnen. Theaterarbeit mit Einheimischen und Geflüchteten (2017); Recycling Brecht. Materialwert, Nachleben, Überleben (2018); Fremde Leidenschaften Oper. Das Theater der Wiederholung I.