Miriam Horwitz was born in Munich and studied directing and choreography at Hochschule für Schauspielkunst Ernst Busch in Berlin. She has realized productions at INKONST, Theatermaskine (Sweden), at Centraltheater and at Tanzarchiv Leipzig. Besides directing she has continuously been working as an actress in theatre and on TV. 1997 she received the Adolf-Grimme-Preis for her role in “Bruder Esel”. For two years she has been working as assistant director at the Theater und Orchester Heidelberg, where she also directed the German premiere of the piece “Yukonstyle” by Sarah Berthiaume in 2013. For the Art of Ageing project she is director and stage designer for both, the Croatian production in Zagreb and the German production in Heidelberg.