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Evgenia Brendes

Evgenia Brendes (°1989) obtained her Master's degree in Acting from the Antwerp Conservatory and is involved as a teacher in the programme.

In 2007, she starred in the series Matryoshka's 2 (2007) and in 2018 and 2019 also in Over water. She also collaborated in some films such as Problemski Hotel (2015) in which she starred as Lidia.

In 2013, she performed in The sinking of the Titanic never happened by Lucas Vandervost, followed by various theatre roles with HETPALEIS and Toneelgroep Amsterdam. With the latter company, in the 2018-2019 season, she played the role of Marie-Louise in Medea, a play by Simon Stone. In summer 2018, Brendes played the title role in Ondine, a play performed for three weeks at the Royal Theatre in The Hague by Het Nationale Theater.

At the 2019 Theatre Festival, Evgenia Brendes received the "Theatre Award for most appreciated acting performance - women", for her role as Dounia B. in the youth performance of the same name by MarthaTentative and HetPaleis. 'With a particularly rich palette of colours, she gives shape to her character. Her energy is disarming. She manages to touch the hearts of young and old in various ways. Throughout the performance, she plays sharp, playful and sparkling like a glass of champagne,' the jury report read.

In 2022, Evgenia performed in Zuidpool's concert performance 'War of the beasts and the animals', directed by Jorgen Cassier.

Photo: Joris Smit