Maaike van Langen is an accomplished international theater and opera director, teacher, and author. She was appointed as the resident director of the prestigious Dutch theater company, Het Nationale Toneel by the age of 30. With bases in Amsterdam and Berlin, Maaike has directed numerous plays from the international, Dutch, and German repertoire are Momentum (2023, Korthals Stuurman), and Anthropocene (2023, Theater Bielefeld). In 2023, Maaike published her first novel, 28 Embryo’s (Podium). –more info on her website