Maria Bader-Krätschmer studied music and dance sience in Salzburg, Austria and graduated with a master’s degree – the renowned dance scientist Claudia Jeschke being her most influential teacher. She was awarded the "Kunstförderpreis" for ballet of the city of Augsburg in 2008 and, during this time, collected first experiences in the theatre business at the Theater Augsburg. Besides her studies she gained insights into the media landscape at Klassik Radio, Servus TV, Bayerischer Rundfunk and ARD. In the spring of 2017 she supported the press office of Bayerische Staatsoper. Maria Bader-Krätschmer joined the Bayerisches Staatsballett in the 2017/18 season as the press officer, substituting Annette Baumann, who is on parental leave.