Nathan Ooms (1996) is a performer, theatre and dance maker. He obtained his bachelor (2018) and master (2019) degree in Drama at KASK School of Arts, Ghent. During these studies he did an Erasmus exchange at the Academy for Theatre and Dance in Amsterdam, and an internship with choreographer Ula Sickle where he worked on the performance Relay (2018). In 2019 he enrolled in the master program in choreography STUDIOS at P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels, where he graduated in 2021 with the performance The Honey House.
Together with Anna Franziska Jäger, he created the performances Bartlebabe (2021), Some Things Last A Long Time (2019) and As a matter of fiction (2018). In 2021 they presented the performative installation Out of Office at the exhibition EXTRACTIONS by Kris Verdonck/A Two Dogs Company. In 2023 Ambient Theatre Fury, premiered at CAMPO in Ghent.
In 2019, Nathan was one of the initiating artists of Ne mosquito pas, a performance platform inviting artists to create short solo performances starting from their bad taste, deleted scenes and worst ideas. As a performer, Nathan has collaborated with choreographer Marc Vanrunxt for the piece Drawings (2019) and the dance film Adagio (2021), a collaboration between Vanrunxt and visual artist Stef Van Looveren. He also danced in the work FERAL (2021) by Lydia McGlinchey.
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