Jan Staes (1972) is a teaching artist at the Educational Master in Music and Performing Arts Royal Conservatory of Antwerp and a researcher in artistic research at CORPoREAL. Since 2001 he has been active as a dramaturge with various companies in Flanders. In addition, he was coordinator of CANON, the Culture Cell of the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training, for ten years and intendant culture, youth and education for the City of Antwerp from 2008 to 2015.
He is also coordinator of the Master Arts Education at Fontys Hogeschool voor de kunsten, Tilburg.
Subjects: General didactics in the Arts, Diversity and group management.