Vigdis Aune is professor emerita at the Department of Arts and Media Studies, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim. Her teaching areas are applied theatre, project-theatre and arts-based research methodology. Research fields are theatre with, by and for young people, applied theatre, documentary theatre. In the project Theater and democracy. Building democracy in post-war and post-democratic contexts, she has run a project in partnership with ISAK, a Youth culture center in Trondheim.