Lucas De Man (1982, BE) graduated from the KU Leuven with a degree in Germanic Languages in 2004. He immediately applied to the Amsterdam University of the Arts (NL) to become a theatre director and won the Matthijs Prize, a young talent stipendium from Artemis and the Young Talent Award from Theater aan Zee (BE) before graduating in 2008.

Lucas works as a (freelance) director, actor and concept developer. He presents several art shows on Dutch national and regional television and often hosts large and small events in the Netherlands and Belgium, lectures and teaches.