Stef Stessel is a scenographer, lighting designer and photographer. He is also a permanent member of theatre collective de Roovers and a guest lecturer RITCS. As a freelancer, he works regularly with theatre companies such as Het Toneelhuis, Hetpaleis, Laika, BRONKS, Muziektheater Transparant, KVS, LOD muziektheater, Theater Stap, ARSENAAL/LAZARUS, Kabinet K, KOPERGIETERY and BRUT and often collaborates with Inne Goris, Simon De Vos, Carly Wijs and Thomas Bellinck/Robin. Stessel recently took care of the design of the production Race (Arsenal), BUZZ (KOPERGIETERY and LAZARUS), and Vaderlandloos (Jr.cE.sA.r, ARSENAAL and KVS). This last creation was selected for the TheaterFestival in Gent, where he also designed the performance of Jongen by Carly Wijs (De Roovers/Teateri).