After a Bachelor’s degree in Cultural Studies, Jasmijn van Wijnen continued her education with the dual Master’s in dramaturgy at the University of Amsterdam. After graduating, she worked as a dramaturg at Toneelgroep Oostpool and Dutch National Opera and with theatre maker Sam Scheuermann, among others. She has written about theatre and opera for various media. She has worked as a theatre studies and dramaturgy teacher for the Theatre Studies programme of the University of Amsterdam, and at the drama school of ArtEZ University of the Arts in Arnhem. She joined Dutch National Opera as a dramaturg in 2020.