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Freek Mariën

Freek Mariën (b. 1988) is an author and theatre maker. Together with Ruth Mariën he founded Het Kwartier, a theatre company for young people and adults with a passion for text-based theatre. For his texts Freek Mariën has been awarded, amongst others, the international Kaas en Kappesprijs (2012), the Prijs voor de Letterkunde Oost-Vlaanderen (2014) and the Taalunie Toneelschrijfprijs for ‘Waiting and Other Exploits’ (2015). In 2019 'The Wetsuitman' was nominated for the Toneelschrijfprijs.

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