Birgit Fritz is a teacher, drama pedagogue and theatre therapist. She started Vienna’s Amnesty International Forumtheatre group and the TO Vienna group and has worked for many years within the international TO community. In addition she has been a visiting tutor at various Universities, where she keeps bringing transcultural theatre work and scenic research into different fields of work. She has written, translated and collaborated on several books on TO and works in German, English and Spanish. She has taught adolescents in high-school and worked with the Feldenkrais-method.

Birgit is also a Co-founder of the Austrian Association for Theatre and Drama Therapy ÖGDTT.