Ingrid Pickel is a theater-director, Integrative Drama Therapist (FPI), performer and coach. She facilitates co-creative spaces to enable authentic expression and instant compositions. She trains and teaches Action TheaterTM, which combines the kinesthetic knowledge of dance with the emotional power of theatre and the commitment to the now. She is a member of the Pocket Project and committed to the healing of collective trauma. For many years she directed large scale theater projects and taught theater pedagogy at the Evangelische Hochschulde Darmstadt /University of Applied Sciences. She studied Educational Science, French Literature, History and Politics at the Universities in Konstanz, Paris and Grenoble.