Tom Bonte (BE)
Tom Bonte (°1977) graduated as Art Historian at the University of Leuven (Belgium), specializing in the late medieval paintings of the Flemish Primitives. Between 2001 and 2005 he was the assistant to the performing arts programmer at deSingel international arts centre (Antwerp, Belgium), before he became the performing arts programmer at Vooruit arts centre (Gent, Belgium). In 2011 he became the general and artistic director of Beursschouwburg arts centre (Brussels, Belgium). He left there in januari 2020, just before the covid crisis hit the stage… In september of the same year, in the middle of the covid pandemic, he started as the new general director of Ancienne Belgique, Belgium’s most important music venue.