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Steven van Watermeulen

From season 17|18 Steven Van Watermeulen (1968) will be part of the ensemble of Toneelgroep Amsterdam. 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 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.

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