Anne Jelena Schulte was born in Berlin, where she now lives. She studied dramatic writing at the UdK Berlin. She often works on commission, writing plays on subjects chosen jointly with the theatre. Her most important works in recent years have been THE HOFMEISTER/GIVE ME YOUR LOVE (street-drama series for the Maxim Gorki Theatre Berlin, directed by Peter Kastenmüller) in 2011, and WORRINGER SCHLACHTEN (Schauspielhaus Düsseldorf, directed by Nurkan Erpulat) and SOFJA (a play about Russian mathematician Sofja Kowalewskaja, Deutsches Theater Göttingen, directed by Antje Thoms) in 2013.
She has written two plays for Deutsches Theater Berlin: 2014’s ZUR NOT NE STULLE WENIGER (working class stories from Prenzlauer Berg, directed by Antje Thoms) and WODKA-KÄFER in 2015 (after “Berliner Mietshaus” by Irina Liebmann, directed by Brit Bartkowiak). She works for the “Nachrufe” section of the Berlin newspaper Tagesspiegel, which publishes biographies of unknown Berlin residents.