Brandon Woolf is a theater maker and doctoral candidate in Performance Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a co-founder of SHAKESPEARE IM PARK BERLIN, a multi-lingual, site-specific performance ensemble. Brandon is currently based in Berlin at work on a dissertation about cultural policy and contemporary performance in Berlin after the end of the Cold War. His essays have appeared in Theatre Journal, TDR: The Drama Review, The Arts Politic, and in a forthcoming collection on Postdramatic Theater and the Political. His work has been supported by the Fulbright Foundation, the DAAD, the Berlin Program for Advanced Studies, and the Program for Critical Theory at UC Berkeley.