Elisabeth Luft lives and works in Cologne as a freelance author and cultural journalist specialising in theatre. Her work is published by media such as WDR, Deutschlandfunk and Theater der Zeit. She studied German, Media Culture Studies and Theatre in Cologne, Rome and Munich. From 2021 to 2022 she was editor-in-chief at Kritik-gestalten. She hosts the podcast Wozu das Theater?, is a member of several juries and heads blog editing teams at theatre festivals.