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Stijn Devillé

Stijn Devillé (b. 1974) is a Flemish playwright and director. He has worked for a number of renowned companies, including Braakland/ZheBilding (awarded the Flemish Culture Award for Performing Arts), KVS, Theater Utrecht and BRONKS. These days, Devillé is the artistic director of HET NIEUWSTEDELIJK, the city theatre for Leuven, Hasselt and Genk. Devillé has penned a range of extraordinarily successful plays such as ‘Hitler is Dead’ (2009) and the trilogy ‘Greed’ (2012), ‘Fear’ (2013) and ‘Hope’ (2015). The trilogy was awarded the prestigious Quinquennial Prize for Drama of the Royal Academy of the Dutch Language and Literature.

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