Sytze Schalk is an award winning Dutch playwright, (social) game designer and transmedia content producer. After graduating from the ‘Writing in Performance’ school at the Utrecht School of Arts he worked as an independent creative writer on several Dutch and international productions. He has worked at the National Theatre Studios in London and the Royal Dutch Theatre.

Since 2015, his main focus is on developing the project ‘Shatterland’, a transmedia storyworld based around social themes for young adults, which comes alive in interactive theatre shows, gaming, literature and illustrations. For his work on the Shatterland project, he was awarded the Dutch Wim Bary Stipendium for exceptional young art talent in 2017. Apart from his work as a writer and designer, he is also a teacher and phd researcher in narrative design at the Utrecht School of Arts.

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