Edith Cassiers studied Dutch, Theatre, Film and Literature Studies. She has a PhD in Theatre Studies and Literary Studies at the University of Antwerp and Vrije Universiteit Brussel on the subject of theatre genetic research and director’s notes (as part of the research project “The Didascalic Imagination”).
She is a lecturer in performance analysis, theatre history and dance research methodologies at the University of Antwerp, the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp. Since 2019, she also works as a postdoctoral researcher for ARGOS, an international research project on the observation of creative processes, co-financed by Creative Europe.
Furthermore, she has been working as a dramaturge since 2011 for different national and international directors, choreographers and theatre companies. Her writings on performing arts and culture in general have been published in different, both academic and non-academic, media.