Maria-Xenia Hardt

Writes. Talks. Creates.

(freelance) journalist | writer | stage host | lecturer &
creative strategist for ambitious projects and ideas


Topics: popular culture, (outdoorsy) freetime stuff, feminism

    Stage Host

    • SUSI – International Start-Up-Conference, Messe Freiburg (coming 2021)
    • „ROAST OF“, political forum before local elections,  E-Werk, 2019
    • „Perspectives on 20 years Vagina Monolgues„, FISTung, 2019
    • „ROAST OF“, political forum before mayor elections in Freiburg, Artik, 2018
    • Poetry Slams, general and on specific topics (e.g. feminism, unconditional basic income, children’s rights)

    University Lecturer

    • „Female Leadership“, University College Freiburg (coming fall 2020)
    • „All the World’s a Stage: Leadership, Responsibility and the Theatre“, UCF (2018)
    • „Women on the Small Screen“, English Department, University of Freiburg (2018/19)
    • „Historical and Political Doctor Who„, English Department, University of Freiburg (2017/18)

    Theatre Director

    • The V Show (based on The Vagina Monologues, 2020)
    • The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler (2019) 
    • American Kitchen (2018)
    • 1984, based on the novel by George Orwell (2017)
    • The Sun Also Rises, based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway (2017)
    • Closer, based on Patrick Marber (2016)
    • The Lady by the Sea, based on Henrik Ibsen (2016)
    • Glengarry Glen Ross, nach David Mamet (2015)

    Project Developer

    • „PUSSY POWER – a full cycle of feminism“ (2019): one-month event series accompanying the Vagina Monologues production, including a poetry slam, live discussion, party and feminism at the pub, awarded with the University of Freiburg’s Gender & Diversity Prize.


    • PhD (British Studies) about „Heroism in Doctor Who“, University of Freiburg (thesis submitted, 03/20)
    • M.A. in British and North American Cultural Studies, University of Freiburg Freiburg (2016, 1,0)
    • B.A. in English and American Studies (major) and Portuguese (minor), University of Freiburg (2014, 1,3)

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