About Ivo van Hove and Jan Versweyveld
Director Ivo van Hove and scenographer Jan Versweyveld, both born in Belgium in 1958 have worked together on dozens of productions that have caused a sensation internationally for the way they constantly probe the boundaries of theatre. Their works center on complex individuals, clashing characters with a hidden, dark side. The plays possess a highly physical quality and respond to social undercurrents. Cinema is a recurring point of departure in their work, which has been staged from Broadway to Taipei and received countless accolades.