Profile: Gaëtan Schmid


Gaëtan SchmidGaëtan Schmid is a Belgian theatre artist currently living and working in Cape Town. After studying directing and acting at the Ecole Internationale de Théâtre Jacques lecoq in Paris, he toured exciting new creations for festivals and theatres. Countries included Russia, Sweden, Romania, USA, Belgium, the Netherlands, England, Wales, Uganda, Andora, Spain and Scotland. Since moving to South Africa 12 years ago, Gaëtan has produced, created, written and performed his own excitingly original one-man shows.

Recent Shows:

  • The Dog’s Bollocks
  • Rumpsteak
  • Body Language
  • The Belgian

Places to see him in Cape Town: Kalk Bay Theatre, Theatre on the Bay, Alexander Bar and Cafe

“He’s about to take a trip into the mind of the elusive Belgian people and we’re all invited along for the ride. I have a feeling I’m about to learn that there’s more to Belgium than just waffles.” Read our review of Gaetan Schmid’s The Belgian at the Kalk Bay Theatre in 2014.




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