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GIOVANNI BRAND

Performer, Writer, Director





Born: 1994, Lelystad, The Netherlands
Place of living: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Height: 186 cm
Spoken languages: Dutch, English, German (only perform, not to have conversations)


AWARDS
year Nomination DNA Next Award


Favorite dish:Paella
Favorite color:Green
Favorite artwork:Mario Puzzo, Francis Ford Coppola: The Godfather, r. Francis Ford Coppola

Adam McKay, David Sirota: Don’t Look Up, r. Adam McKay

Anders Thomas Jensen: Adam’s Apples, r. Anders Thomas Jensen

Salman Rushdie: Children of Midnight

József Holdosi: Kányák

James Fenimore Cooper: Leatherstocking Tales

Paul Kalkbrenner, Boris Brejcha and Goa Gil
Mission, favorite citation:What matters is not what you are now but what you can become.
Horoscope:Libra

Professional studies

2020
Performance
Maastricht Academy of Dramatic Arts Institute of Performative Arts (Toneelacademie Maastricht)
Maastricht, Netherlands


2014
Musical Theater
MBO Theaterschool (MBO Theaterschool)
Rotterdam, Netherlands

MAIN WORK

2022
Giovanni Brand: Mule
- as writer and performer
D.: Carla Hardy
Theater Na De Dam (Theater na de dam) (national holocoust memorial)
town


2022
writer: The funeral
-as …
D.: Alexander Devriendt
Ontroerend Goed (Ontroerend Goed)
town


2021
Giovanni Brand: The Crying Gypsykid (Zigeunerkind Met Traan)
-as writer and performer
D.: Lynn Schutter
Likeminds (Stichting Likeminds)
Rotterdam, Netherlands

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Favourite things

Favorite dish:Hotpot
Favorite color:Blue
Favorite artwork:Paul Thomas Anderson: Magnolia, d. Paul Thomas Anderson

Wajdi Mouawad: Incendies

Alejandro Zambra: Ways of Going Home
Role modelMy Grandma, Wajdi Mouawad, Fania Sorrel
Mission, favorite citation:Nomadism is forbidden. Making art about it not. I want to make as much art about and with nomads to forget that it is forbidden. I want to bring it back to life so that everybody in the audience think something I’ve been thinking for a while: why is this forbidden?
Horoscope:Aries

photo credits

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 1: ©unknown

2: ©Sanja Marusic

3: ©Bogi Bakker