AFS2022 Speakers

Inge Ceustermans

Managing Director of The Festival Academy

The Turning Wheel – Focus on Youth in Byurakan - Speaker

Inge Ceustermans is the Managing Director of The Festival Academy, a non-profit organization initiated by the European Festivals Association (EFA). The Festival Academy has grown out of the success of the Ateliers for Young Festival Managers, and offers unique, intense and rigorous training programs on festival management to young, dynamic and passionate festival makers worldwide.
Inge Ceustermans has a master degree in languages and literature with a specialisation in theatre sciences.
She was the general manager for the Brussels based artists’ company Needcompany under the artistic direction of Jan Lauwers from 2003-2012 before she starts working for the European Festivals Association (EFA), a network organisation of more than 80 festivals in Europe and beyond. Apart from this, she is consulting different artists on their general strategy and international relations. She is also a member of the advisory committee for the Agency of Arts and Heritage in Flanders.

Inge Ceustermans