Ulrike Osten is a cultural manager and studied cultural studies and ethnology in Bremen and Zurich. For 20 years she has been active in Bremen's cultural landscape in various fields and formats, especially in the areas of literature, district culture and dance.
Since 2013 she has been responsible for project management and production management at TanzKollektivBremen and helps develop themes and collaborations.
She has been working as a project coordinator for cultural education at the Senator for Children and Education since 2015. She supports schools in cultural profiling and develops further training formats for teachers.
She currently leads the certificate course "Künstlerische Interventionen in Schule" (Artistic Interventions in Schools) for artists, an adaptation of the pilot course at the University of Hildesheim. She was active on the board of the Landesverband Freie Darstellende Künste Bremen from 2019 to 2023.