Petra Frank is the Dean of DOCH and Senior Lecturer in Dance Pedagogy. She primarily teaches improvisation, choreography and dance didactics and is committed to the improvement of higher education in dance didactics.
Petra's background includes educational, artistic and therapeutic perspectives and she has an extensive experience working with education and the process of learning. Petra Frank also has the experience of arranging and managing large scale development project such as the conference "Contemporary Dance Didactics; Explorations in Theory and Practice”. She is devoted to the establishment of national and international networks that promote dance education.
Petra has degree in Chorography and Dance Therapy from DOCH. She started the 3 year aesthetic program of dance, secondary school in Stockholm. There she taught and was the study leader for 10 years.