Steven Van Watermeulen
Steven Van Watermeulen (1968) has joined the ensemble in season 17|18.
In season 18|19 he will perform in the premieres A little life (director Ivo van Hove), The cherry orchard (director Simon McBurney) and Death in Venice (director Ivo van Hove) and in the revivals of Small souls, Kings of war and From the life of the marionettes.
Van Watermeulen played before at the ensemble in May we be forgiven, Maeterlinck and La grande bouffe.
He studied at the Conservatory of Antwerp and after his training joined at Het Zuidelijk Toneel led by Ivo van Hove. Then he was part of the Ro Theater and since 2005 he belongs to the ensemble of NTGent. He worked with directors such as Guy Cassiers, Johan Simons, Ivo van Hove, Pierre Audi, Alize Zandwijk, Theu Boermans, Christoph Marthaler and Dora van der Groen. In 2001 he won the Louis d'Or for his role in De Wespenfabriek of Ro Theater.
Van Watermeulen is director (among others Een laatste tango at Het Zuidelijk Toneel, Sterremix at SKaGeN en Nest at Ro Theater), curator of exhibitions in Brussels (Bozar), Antwerp (Momu) and Ostend (Muzee) and author as well. Along with Oscar van den Boogaard, he debuted with the novel Chinchillasong and published Zeeduivel voor Amalia.In 2011 Landschap tussen alles of niets was published, the first book in his own name.
Van Watermeulen teached drama at the Conservatory of Antwerp, Toneelacademie Maastricht and he is artistic director of the Director Training of the Amsterdam School of the Arts since 2014.