Jetse Batelaan, born 1978 in Leiden (Netherlands), graduated from the Amsterdam Academy of Theatre and Dance, as a director, in 2003. Even during his studies he made striking plays with long titles and barely a word of dialogue. After his graduation he worked at the Gasthuis Theater in Amsterdam. During that time, he made his first children’s play at Theatergroep Max. From 2009 until 2012 he was a resident director at the Ro Theater. Since 013 he has been the artistic director of Theater Artemis in the Netherlands. At Theater Artemis he works to establish a company that pushed boundaries and opens up new spaces in which to operate. In 2019, he received the Silver Lion at the Venice Biennale and in 2020 he will be receiving the ITI award in Düsseldorf. At Schauspielhaus Bochum he stages Der unsichtbare Mann in the season 2020/2021.

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