Staffan Valdemar Holm (S/DK)

Staffan Valdemar Holm (born 1958) was trained as a director at Statens Teaterskole in Danmark 1988. His raw and physical performances has provoked audiences and his work in general is characterised by being sharp and unsentimental. From 2002-08 Staffan Holm was director of the Swedish National Theatre Dramaten, and from 2011 he is director of Schauspielhaus Düsseldorf. In 2010 he was awarded the Danish theatre award Reumert for performance of the year, for Richard III at the Royal Danish Theatre.