Prof. Dr. Robert Cohen
born 1941 in Zurich. Filmmaker, literary scholar and writer, was an adjunct professor in the German department of the New York University from 1991 - 2012. He has written numerous publications about German literature of the 20th century and various academic treatises on Peter Weiss. As an editor, he published works by Peter Weiss and Anna Seghers. In 2013 he published
Die Unbeugsamen. Olga Benario – Luiz Carlos Prestes: Briefwechsel aus Gefängnis und KZ („The unbending. Olga Benario - Luiz Carlos Prestes: Correspondence between jail and concentration camp“) at Wallstein publishers. Rotbuch publishers released his substantial novel „Exil der frechen Frauen“ („Exile of the naughty women“) in 2009 and his novel „Die Unbeschwerten“ („The unburdened“) in 2010. At edition berolina he published Der Vorgang Benario, Die Gestapo-Akte 1936 – 1942 („The Benario instance - The Gestapo files 1936-1942“) in 2016.

Ute Kaiser
is an actress, narrator and voice teacher. She studied acting at Hamburger Schauspielstudio and in 1995, made her debut as Ophelia in Shakespeare's Hamlet at the Schloßtheater in Moers. She was a member of this company for four years. Since 1999, Kaiser has been working at various theaters in both classical and modern parts. Ute Kaiser travels throughout Germany and the USA performing her reading programs, often with musicians of the international jazz scene. She has taught voice exercises at the Goethe institute in San Francisco and the University of Cologne, and since 2011 has been a teacher at the summer academy of Marburg, Germany. From 2004 - 2014 she worked as an acting teacher at the Arturo acting school in Cologne. Her voice can also be heard on audiobooks:
www.hoerbuch.utekaiser.com. She was born in Herne, Germany in 1968 and raised in Bochum. Today Ute Kaiser lives at the southwest border of the Mecklenburg Lake District.

Gabriela Börschmann
is an actress, narrator, drama teacher and German teacher. She finished her first state examination at the University of Dortmund, followed by a four year acting education at the Arturo acting school in Cologne. She worked for the WDR broadcasting service, acted at the theater education studio in Osnabrück, Germany, and worked as a theatre teacher and German teacher at schools in Cologne. Since 2010, she has been living in Tel Aviv with her husband and their two daughters, and teaches theatre and German at the Goethe institute. She performed at the Israel Festival in 2014 and worked for several Israeli TV formats. She also works as a speaker for studios in Israel and her voice can be heard on audiobooks. She is currently to be seen in „Nadnedot“, a drama by Tahel Ran at the Teatron Simta in Yaffo, Israel. She was born in Castrop-Rauxel, Germany in 1975 and raised in Dortmund.

Martin Molitor
born 1966 in Hagen (Westf.). He lived in the German Ruhr area for many years and worked as a deliveryman, storekeeper, geriatric nurse, taxi driver and moulder of synthetic material. After that he acted at many theaters between Münster an Bonn, especially at the Prinz-Regent Theater in Bochum. In the year 2000, he moved to Berlin. There he acted at Deutsches Theater, Hebbel Theater am Ufer, bat Studiotheater, Ballhaus Ost, Vaganten Bühne and Theaterdiscounter. He was also employed at the theatre in Erlangen, the regional theatre in Tübingen (LTT), the Grenzlandtheatre in Aachen, at Wuppertaler Theatre, at the Stadttheater in Fürth and the Neues Schauspiel in Erfurt, where he also worked as a director. From 2012 to 2015 he was member of the ensemble of Theatre for Niedersachsen in Hildesheim. In addition to his work as an actor, he also translates plays from English to German (Martin McDonagh, Wendy Hammond, George Isherwood, Steven Berkoff and Oscar Wilde).