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Jan DECORTE

deputy

Jan DECORTE, Belgian Deputy. Oscar De Gruyter award, VAB, 1981; Flemish-Dutch Theatre-writing award, Ministry of Culture, 1991.

Background

DECORTE, Jan was born on May 9, 1950 in Wilrijk, Belgium. Parents: Marcel Vincent Decorte and Joan Decorte (née Crab).

Education

HRITCS, Brussels, Arts and Communication, Macbeth and C.G. Jung, 1969-1972. Spoken languages: Flemish, French, English, German.

Career

Deputy, since 1991; author, actor, decorator, film and documentary director, theatre company manager. Teacher. Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts, Royal Conservatory of Music, Brussels. Artistic director, HTP, Brussels, since 1981.

Works

  • Portrait of the Theatre, 1985-1990, 1991.

Religion

Buddhist.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    AIDS, racial integration.

Connections

Spouse Sigrid, co-habitee. Children: Maya.