Completed theatre, film and media studies in Frankfurt, London and Brussels. She wrote her Ph.D. thesis on John Cage's Theatre of Presence. Since 2001 she has been working with Thomas Plischke as artist twin deufert&plischke. deufert&plischke have been teaching composition, training research and applied dramaturgy among others at Dasarts Amsterdam, KhiB Bergen, P.A.R.T.S Brussels and Academy of Media Arts Cologne. In 2006 they were guest professors at the Performance Studies department of the University of Hamburg, and in 2008 at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies of the Justus Liebig University Giessen. Since July 2010, they have been guest professors at the HZT Berlin Dance, Context, Choreography study program.
TTheir productions include: "As you like it" (2002), "Inexhaustible" (2003), "Sofia Sp – science is fiction" (2004), "As if (it was beautiful)" (2004), the Directory Trilogy (2003-6), "Reportable Portraits" (2007), "Anarchiv: I am not a Zombie" (2009) and "Anarchiv: second hand".