RASHIF EL KAOUI
Rashif El Kaoui graduated as a Master of the Spoken Word at the Royal Conservatoire in Antwerp in 2014, and since then has been an actor, rapper, audio-maker and writer. In 2016 he won the El Hizjra Literature Prize in the prose category. His work has been published in Das Magazin and the 2018 Das Mag Sampler.
Together with the actor Lucas de Man and photographer Ahmet Polat, he is working on a project called De Man is Lam, about being a man in 2018. It’s possible to listen to the podcast with this title every month on the VPRO’s Nooit meer slapen.
He has performed in plays by 't Arsenaal, Het Paleis, fABULEUS, de Monty and KVS. He is a member of the renewed open ensemble at the KVS, where he has already performed in Malcolm X, Odysseus. een zwerver komt thuis., Drarrie in de nacht (KVS) and JR (FC Bergman/Toneelhuis/NTGent/KVS). He teaches oratory at the Academy in Mortsel and gives courses on 'pitching' and 'presentation techniques’ for Fortio/Syntra Bedrijfsopleidingen.