Cecilie Ullerup Schmidt performs, curates and writes in the field between cultural critique, philosophy and performance. She studied Comparative Literature and Modern Cultural Studies in Copenhagen and Applied Theatre Studies in Giessen. Since 2011 she is teaching at the BA in Dance, Context, Choreography at the Inter-University of Dance (HZT) in Berlin.

Often Cecilie Ullerup Schmidt is occupied with power, money and time. Her artistic work is at home in galleries, theatres and discursive seminars; format and production conditions change dependent on the specific performative investigation. She is collaborating with the performance artists Ana Berkenhoff, Matthias Meppelink, Ida-Elisabeth Larsen and Boris Nikitin and the collectives Monster Truck and deufert+plischke. With Lucie Tuma she holds the artist duo named Chuck Morris.