Stefanie Sachsenmaier is Senior Lecturer in Theatre Arts, BA Theatre Arts (Performance) Programme Leader and Senior HEA Fellow. Her research interests and publications relate to the processual in creative practice. Over ten years she closely worked with British choreographer Rosemary Butcher in a research context and has published a series of writings in this context. Further research areas include collaborative practices in performance-making, political philosophy and theory. Steffi sits on the editorial advisory board of Choreographic Practices Journal. With a background as a performer, she is an experienced tai chi practitioner (Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan).