Ksenia Ravvina, a director, an author, a dramaturg, studied History at Saint Petersburg State University, Directing in Frankfurt and Applied theater studies at Justus Liebig University in Giessen. In recent years, several projects have been created in Germany, Eastern Europe and the USA, including projects for the Staatstheater Wiesbaden, the Theater und Orchester Heidelberg, the Staatstheater Darmstadt, the Schauspielhaus Bochum, the Dirty Deal Teatro in Riga, as well as various works in cooperation with the Künstlerhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt, the Frankfurt LAB, the Schwankhalle in Bremen, the Tanzplattform Rhein-Main, the RUHRTRIENNALE, Opera Philadelphia and the Deutsches Theater Berlin. In 2019, Ksenia Ravvina co-created the opera DENIS & KATYA at Opera Philadelphia, USA. The piece was acclaimed worldwide and received various international prizes (FEDORA – GENERALI Prize for Opera 2019, Finalist of the International Opera Awards 2020 a.o.). In the same year she staged UNTERTITEL. EINE TECHNO OPER IN DREI AKTEN at Atelierfrankfurt. In spring 2021, she brought the play THE ARRIVAL to the Theater Münster. In October 2021 her most recent work IN A REAL TRAGEDY, IT IS NOT THE HEROINE WHO DIES; IT IS THE CHORUS premiered at Deutsches Theater Berlin.