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Alex Mallems

Studied Germanic Philology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Worked as dramaturgist for various theatre companies in Flanders and the Netherlands, including INS De Mannen van den Dam, FACT, Rotterdam, Het Nationale Toneel, Den Haag, KVS Brussel, Het Gevolg, Station Zuid, Tilburg and 't Arsenaal.

Edited and translated for theatre pieces by Duras (La Musica), Goethe (Torquato Tasso), Mamet (Duck Variations), Pinter (The Homecoming), or Shakespeare (Measure for Measure and The Tempest).

Worked as theatre and dance critic for VRT Radio and VPRO. Has published articles on the performing arts in national and foreign newspapers and magazines.

Was teacher dramaturgy and coordinator of POPOK Theatre design programme. Is teacher dramaturgy at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerpen, and guest teacher at the Toneelacademie Maastricht.

Has been artistic leader of the Zeeland Nazomerfestival since 2001, and of the theatre company Zeelandia since 2006.