Luna Ali, born in 1993 in Aleppo (Syria), is currently studying ethnology at Leipzig University and literary composition at the German Institute for Literature in Leipzig. She earned her B.A. in cultural studies and aesthetic practice in Hildesheim. In 2010 and 2012, she participated in the youth festival Theatertreffen der Jugend and contributed to its festival newspaper in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2018. She was involved in the young author’s forum at Berliner Festspiele 2012 and was the youngest participant of the drama lab In.Zukunft II under the direction of Maxi Obexer. Luna has been distinguished with an AUFTAKT Festival Award for her scenic texts as well as a 2019 grant from the foundation Künstlerdorf Schöppingen. Since 2012, she has served as cultural programme curator for Fuchsbau Festival. She is currently collaborating with the performance collective andcompany & co. at Junges Schauspiel Hannover.