love at first sight #6

festival van (nieuwe) makers 16 — 25 2021 antwerp


Lois Brochez (b. 1995) obtained her Master’s from the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp in June 2019. In 2017-2018, she trained with De Warme Winkel (Majakovski/Oktober) and with SkaGeN (Slapend Rijk). After her graduation show, Om niets te zeggen, she and her classmates founded the herman collective. Besides this, she acted in ​Het betreft liefde by Tine Van Aerschot and in ​Human Landscapes: Book 1 by Michiel Vandevelde; she participated in the performance MEMENTUM ​by Timo Tembuyser; and she appeared in the children’s production ​STUCK​ by Laika.

Kenneth Cardon (b. 1996) graduated in June 2019 from the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp as an actor. As a Master student, he was in two professional theatre productions: De Zchepping, a musical family show in collaboration with the Amsterdam Bach Consort, and Millennialism, the first show from the Wandaat makers’ platform created by actor Anne-Laure Vandeputte. For television, he had guest roles in the Studio Tarara drama series and in Callboys II by Jan Eelen. He appeared in De Aanzegster by Jorgen Cassier at Theater Zuidpool. He is also a cofounder of the herman theatre collective.

Sara Lâm (b. 1996) graduated from the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp in 2019. During her Master’s year, she trained at De Warme Winkel in the production Majakovski/Oktober, after which she was asked by that same theatre group to participate in the production Wagner: De Halve Ring. She was an Artist in Residence at the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw, where she performed in Free Gestures in collaboration with choreographer Ula Sickle. She also appeared in ​Genoeg​, a show written by Dimitri Leue. Together with her classmates, she founded the herman theatre collective and does artistic research on the representation of East Asian women in the media.

Milan Vandierendonck (b. 1995) graduated from the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp as an actor in 2019. In his final year he made the show Zwanenzang with his classmate Kenneth Cardon and the Master’s exam project Om niets te zeggen led by Oscar Van Rompay. As an actor, he has been in the Monty with the Schrijversgevang twice, and this summer he appeared in Massastrandingen, a new play by Moya De Feyter. He is furthermore part of the herman theatre collective.


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