Tobias Diekmann studied theatre, film and television studies at the Ruhr University in Bochum. Among other things, he is a film reviewer for filmstarts.de, works for the Junge Theater Göttingen, the Berlinale and the RuhrTriennale with a focus on children’s and youth theatre. This is followed by editorial work, including at doxs! the documentary film festival as part of the Duisburg Film Week, as well as advanced training for dramaturgy and acting by the independent artist and theatre collective DRAMATEN in Dresden. He then worked from 2009 to 2016, initially as a management assistant, then as a dramaturge and production manager at the Junge Schauspielhaus Bochum and has been a dramaturge at GRIPS Theater since the 2016|2017 season.