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Bob Selderslaghs

Bob Selderslaghs (1973) holds a PhD in the arts and works as a teaching artist and researcher in drama education. He graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp in 1996 with a Masters in Dramatic Art and immediately began working as an actor in theater and television. He has always combined his artistic work with artistic-educational activities: he has taught in art academies, the high school of performing arts and the arts education sector. In 2001 he obtained his teaching certificate at the University College of Antwerp. From 2008 to 2018 Bob was coordinator of the Drama Teacher Training Program at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp and taught various curricular courses there. Currently he is the professor of the Master's thesis in arts education (Educational Master of Music and Performing Arts), Introduction to Arts Education (Educational programs) and Research (Bachelor of Drama). Bob published several articles and books on (cross-domain) initiation in the arts and on Mantle of the Expert: a dramatic inquiry approach to learning and teaching that he has been researching intensively since 2016. In 2022 he received his PhD with the thesis ""MoE 2.0 - Mantle of the Expert: from dramatic inquiry towards an artistic result in arts education"". Bob is chair of the CORPoREAL research group.