Maaike van Langen is an established international theater and opera director, teacher and author having been appointed resident director of the prestigious Dutch theater company, Het Nationale Toneel by the age of 30. Based in Amsterdam and Berlin, Maaike directed numerous plays from the international, Dutch and German repertoire. Upcoming projects are Momentum (2022, Korthals Stuurman) and Anthropocene (2023, Theater Bielefeld). In 2023 Maaike published her first novel 28 Embryo’s (Podium) –