Ulrik Skeel is a poet, actor and producer. He has been working at Odin Teatret since 1969, first as an actor and then in the administration. In 1985 he took responsibilities in the cultural life of Holstebro collaborating with different cultural and social institutions for permanent alliances, resulting in Holstebro Festuge. Since 2005, he has organised with Frans Winther Poesi på en torsdag, poetry evenings held once a month in Holstebro. Ulrik Skeel gives readings of his own poetry.