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Elias Sadaq was born in 1994 in Aarhus, Denmark. He is a poet and a playwright.​


He debuted in 2019 with a collection of poems, GADESTREGER ​(in English: STREETLINES).


He wrote a monologue, Den unge Elias' lidelser (in English: The Sorrows of Young Elias) in 2021, which he himself performed at Folketeatret in Copenhagen.


He is currently studying Dramatic Writing at the Danish School of Performing Arts, where in 2023 he wrote and directed a dystopian play about war, sex and masculinity, FREMMEDLEGIONEN​​ ​(in English: THE FOREIGN LEGION).


In 2024, he has released Djinn, a collection of poems about obsession and desire, published by Gyldendal.

In the fall of 2024, Aarhus Teater will produce his adaptation of Køresvenden (in English: The Phantom Carriage), based on a gothic novel from 1912 by Selma Lagerlöf.



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