Felizitas Ammann is the Head of the Dance Departement at Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council in Zurich. Currently she is also Head of theatre Departement ad interim. She studied german literature, history of art and theatre in Basel and Berlin. After her studies she worked as a freelance dramaturge and researcher for theatre projects and as a journalist in the fields of dance and theatre. Since 2003 she worked for different local and national initiatives to foster the Swiss dance scene and to coordinate the funding efforts.