Johanne Fridahl Willman studies theatre directing at Amsterdam Academy of Theatre and Dance. She has a bachelor degree from Theatre and performance and was a part of "Dramatiker Væksthus 2021-2023" which is a playwright education supported by the danish association of arts and the danish union for playwrights. Willman is the cofounder of Theatre I DER, which is a danish independent theatre group in where she has written and directed from 2020. Willman often writes with a sense of magical realism.