Leo de Nijs, born in 1951, received his education at the Kunst Academie Minerva Groningen. Since 1985 he has worked as a lighting designer and stage designer together with Paul Koek and Johan Simons for the Hollandia/ZT Hollandia theatre group. He has also worked at theatres such as Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg, NTGent or Nationaal Toneel en Toneelgroep Maastricht. He worked together with Johan Simons, Raven Ruëll and Serve Hermans. At Schauspielhaus Bochum his stage design can be seen in the 2018/19 season in Johan Simon's production of Gift.

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