Luka Kluskens

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Bio

Luka Kluskens graduated as an actress from the Institute of Performative Arts in Maastricht (Toneelacademie Maastricht) in 2021. During her studies, she appeared in productions such as La Carnaval de Venice (Benjamin Abel Meirhaeghe) and Great People (Luna Joosten), the latter of which won the Amsterdam Fringe Award in 2019. She also performed in the international production Neverland at the Thalia Theater in Hamburg (2019-2020) and played the lead role in the short film Sjeemte (Mother Tongue), directed by Floris Rameakers (2020), which garnered her multiple international awards and selections. Additionally, she appeared in various music videos, including PARADIJS (Spinvis), directed by Noël Loozen. in 2023-2024 Luka performed at Theater Bremen in Schöne Bescherungen – a German-language production directed by Alize Zandwijk. in summer 2024, she will take on the lead role in a feature film.

In addition to her work as an actress, Luka is also active as a filmmaker and photographer. In July 2021, she directed her first short film Als een schaduw bleef je mij bewaard (The great appeal of the cherry blossom). After winning Best Film Pitch Award 2021 at the Euregion Shortfilm Festival 2021 (Limburg Film Festival), she was selected for Screen Talent Europe during the Norwegian Shortfilm Festival (Grimstad) 2021. The film was selected as a semifinalist at the New York Indie Shorts Awards in 2022. In 2024, Luka will release her second short film Blin Fiducie (Blind Trust), which is being produced in collaboration with the Dutch Film Fund and Screen Talent Netherlands. Additionally, in 2024, Luka is collaborating with Floris Ramaekers on the development of a feature film.

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Algemeen

Nederlandse
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Nederlands, Engels, Duits, Maastrichts/Limburgs dialect, Frans
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Theater

Schöne Bescherungen, Theater Bremen
Theater Bremen, Regie: Alize Zandwijk: Rol: Pattie
Dagboek van een herdershond, Toneelgroep Maastricht
Albert Verlinden Producties & Toneelgroep Maastricht, Regie: Serve Hermans: Rol: Huismeid & Understudy Engelbewaarder
Great People, winnaar Fringe Festival Amsterdam 2019
Neverland, Thalia Theater Hamburg
Een internationaal project.: Rol: Lost Boy.

Film

BY DESIGN
Theater Bremen, Regie: Alize Zandwijk: Rol: Pattie
Kortfilm, Regie: Luka Kluskens: Producent: Kingswood Films & La Strada Films
Videoclip, Regie: Noël Loozen, Muziek: Spinvis: ROl: Manuela
Kortfilm, Regie: Abel van Dijk: Hoofdrol: Rixt.
Blin Fiducie / Blind Vertrouwen
Theater Bremen, Regie: Alize Zandwijk: Rol: Pattie
Kortfilm, Regie: Luka Kluskens: Producent: Kingswood Films & La Strada Films
Paradijs
Theater Bremen, Regie: Alize Zandwijk: Rol: Pattie
Kortfilm, Regie: Luka Kluskens: Producent: Kingswood Films & La Strada Films
Videoclip, Regie: Noël Loozen, Muziek: Spinvis: ROl: Manuela
Into a wider world
Als een schaduw bleef je mij bewaard (The great appeal of the cherry blossom)
Sjeemte / Mother Tongue
Kortfilm, Regie: Floris Ramaekers, Producent: Rinkel Film: Hoofdrol: Candide
De Zalm en Jij
Rol: Merel. Producent: Cinesud en Raynor Arkenbout Film.: Regie: Raynor Arkenbout.
International Shift Filmfestival Maastricht: Official selection Kortfilm Festival Leuven

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1,69m
Donkebruin
Groenbruin
38

Luka Kluskens

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