Jurgen Delnaet (°1972) After graduating as an interpreter in 1994 (French and English), Belgian theatre maker and actor Jurgen Delnaet (Gent, 1972) obtained an MA Drama (acting) at the Dora Van der Groen department of the Antwerp Conservatoire in 1999. Since then, he has been working as an actor, writer/translator and director for various Flemish theatre companies (De Tijd, Theater Malpertuis, Laika, Martha!Tentatief, Bronks, deOnderneming, de Werf, vzw Twijfel, deRoovers), exploring the works of Amos Oz, Paul Auster, John Berger, Eric Bogosian, Botho Strauss, Peter Handke, William Faulkner, John Steinbeck, to name but a few.
In 2008 he made his big-screen debut in Christophe Van Rompaey’s successful, multi-award winning Aanrijding in Moscou (Moscow, Belgium). Delnaet went on to act in the French co-production Copacabana, where he starred alongside no less than Isabelle Huppert.
In 2014, Delnaet was the leading man in Marsman, a drama series on Flemish national tv, earning him the Fipa d'Or for best actor.
Delnaet occasionally takes part in programmes for Flemish classical radio network Klara (Verne, Liszt for Life, Opus 1418) and hosts acting classes at the Drama department of the Antwerp Royal Conservatoire.
Delnaet is currently teaming up with oboist Karel Schoofs for the location-specific performance good boy.