Henrietta Horn is a choreographer, dancer and pedagogue. From 1999-2008 she is – together with Pina Bausch – the artistic director of the Folkwang Tanzstudio. Since 2008 she works as a freelancer. In addition to solo choreographies, she works worldwide as a guest choreographer and teacher, e.g. in London, Damascus, Yaoundé, La Paz, Taipei. She has received several awards for her reconstructions of the works of Mary Wigman. Since 2021, Henrietta Horn is appointed professor of contemporary dance at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen.