Albert Verlinde: ‘mode of hiding was, perhaps, also of my salvation’
01 April 2020 at 10:24
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Albert Verlinde was, as a student, is heavily due to his sexual orientation, to feel loved, but in the interview with the newspaper de Volkskrant , the theatre-maker is that his decision might also have a rescue, because of the aids epidemic, at the time, many of the victims made it.
The 59-year-old, Verlinde studied at the beginning of the nineteen-eighties, at the Kleinkunstacademie. Even though he and his immediate surroundings, however, are already out of the closet, and had come, he took his orientation at the school in front of him. “When that is the last place where you need to be ashamed of,” says Verlinde.
“You know, I didn’t say anything,” adds the producer to a further. “I wanted to prove that I can do more than just that, and were it not for the special, mine was. So, I was a little girl, because something is hidden, is not useful if you have some training to do.”