Poet and theatre maker Maya Wuytack (1987) graduated as Master in Dramatic Arts from Herman Teirlinck Institute and the Theatre Conservatory of Ghent, KASK. She writes, performs and directs threatre productions with crossovers to dance, visual art and music.
As an artist she explores the language of the senses and poetics of the speaking body.
Her work has been staged in theatres such as KC Vooruit Gent, NTGent, Campo, City Theatre Sint-Niklaas, Bozar Brussels, Brakke Grond Amsterdam, Canterbury International Arts Festival, Hammana Artist House Beirut, Poetry d'Amour Australia.
She won has won several first prizes and distinctions such as SOET Jeugd & poëzie, Poemtata competition, Flanders Stage Selection New Talent.
The Académie Européenne des Arts awarded her the Golden Medal for Literature.
She was also the winner of Txt-On-Stage at Kunstbende.
Her poetry film has won more than 7 international awards such as Best Female Director, Best Super Short Film, Best Cinematography and the 3rd place Audience Award (Five Continents Film Festival).
Together with her ‘partners in creation’ she founded POST.TRAUM.Collective.
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