In his productions, director Milo Rau often mixes amateurs with professional actors, and reality with fiction. For Lam Gods, his opening production as the artistic director of NTGent in 2018, Rau put more than 50 citizens on stage. Lam Gods is an ode to the city of Ghent and its inhabitants.
Milo Rau has made more than 50 plays, films, events and books. For his work he has received various prizes, e.g. in 2018 the European Theatre Prize. In 2020 he became honorary doctor at Ghent University.