ISHI - Het Filiaal Theatermakers
This fall I will be the directors assistent for the upcoming play of 'Het Filiaal Theatermakers': ISHI.
More information: Het Filiaal
Where and when: 3 februari - 7 april 2019 (*Schedule)
Puppet International - Veer
11/10/2018 - 14/10/2018
Veer will play at the amazing puppetry festival: Puppet International in Meppel, the Netherlands.
Veer will be performed by Marit Golstein and myself.
More information: Puppet International
When: the 11th of October until the 14th of October 2018
Waar: Puppet International in Meppel, the Netherlands
For the project 'Storyscobe' by Kunst Centraal, I combine storytelling and shadowtheater in a workshop for 11-12 year olds. I'll perform a small story and afterwards the workshop starts so they can start creating their own stories.
The Storyscobe is a multimedia art project by Kunst Centraal developed by Sebastiaan Hensen.
More information: Kunst Centraal
Stopmotion, collage-art and live-cinema.
I've started my own artistic research in the use of collage-art, miniature landscapes combined with film techniques. At the moment I'm also working on small stopmotion and live-cinema projects in my studio.
I also give workshops as a freelancer concerning collage-art, stopmotion with children, puppetry and shadowplay. I've partnered with different cultural and artistic institutions and companies such as Het Wilde Westen en Kunst Centraal.
22/01/2018 - 07/11/2018
Peer Pressure is a educational play, followed by a workshop that tours high schools in the Netherlands for the coming years. I'm involved as an actress and also give workshops.
Peer Pressure is an initiative of Diederik Rezelman, the play is directed by Ludy Graffelman and written by Yentl van Stokkum.
More information: First Tomato
New shows and stories on the way...
There are new shows and other projects in the making. Updates will follow.
As the lucky winner of the Thesis Award of the University of the Arts Utrecht, faculty of Theater 2018, I've written an essay about 'puppetry and engagement'.
In this essay I will continue my research combined with illustrations by my hand.
This essay will be published by Theaterboek in their new bundle.
Summer Residence Het Huis Utrecht
01/08/2018 - 12/08/2018
This summer I will work on new plays and revivals of older work during my summer residence in 'Het Huis Utrecht'.
You can follow my process on instagram!
'Veer' at the Showman's Fair, Leidsche Rijn
23/08/2018 - 26/08/2018
We will play Veer at the Showman's Fair in Leidsche Rijn.
I hope to see you at this surprising festival in the middle of the newest urban part of Utrecht.
More information: facebook and instagram.
When: thursday the 23st until sunday 26th of August 2018
Where: Berlijnplein, Utrecht
Cafe Theater Festival - Studio Figur
01/03/2018 - 04/03/2018 - Louis Hartlooper Complex, Utrecht
Come and watch 'Yesterday's Party' by Studio Figur during Cafe Theater Festival 2018.
Welcome in the roaring twenties, in a small cafe in the heart of Paris. Meet the artistic heroes of this time in a visual parade of puppets and live-cinema, while listening to vibrant jazz music.
More information: Cafe Theater Festival
'Bye Bye Hemingway' 48-hour session voor Likeminds in Frascati
21/12/2017 20:00, Frascati, Amsterdam
In 48 hours Studio Figur made this short experimental play about Ernest Hemingway for the festival 'likeminds bedankt' in Frascati, Amsterdam. Come and watch this documentary puppetry show!
Bread and Puppet Theater in Frascati
04/11/2017 & 05/11/2017
Together with a group of local artists (including me) Bread and Puppet Theater recreated 'Faust 3' in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The play tells the story of the underdog with elements from Goethe's Faust.
Saturday the 4th and sunday the 5th of November we will perform in Frascati, Amsterdam.
More information: Frascati
Sat 25 november 2017, spelen Sara en ik de voorstelling 'Veer' op de HKU Theater, janskerkhof 17/18. Meer informatie over tijd en locatie volgt.
Sunday the 17th of september 2017 writer Yentl van Stokkum and I will pitch our new play
'Sea Voyagers' during the festivities theater 'de Krakeling' in Amsterdam.
Meer informatie: De Krakeling
Graduation show 'How can one own the air?
22/06/2017 - ITS Festival, Amsterdam ; Route Yellow 11:00
More information: ITS Festival
IDEA Festival - Evora, Portugal
Our show 'Veer' will be at the International Theatre and Education festival in Portugal.
8 - 15 juli 2017, Evora, Portugal
More information: IDEA
NEUNOW Online Festival
Our show 'Veer' is elected for the NeuNow online festival!
14-17 September 2017, Westergasfabriek Amsterdam and online website.
More information: NEUNOW
Graduation show 'Hoe kun je de lucht bezitten?'
21/05/2017 & 22/05/2017
21/05/2017 19:00 Première Cereolfabriek, Utrecht, The Netherlands
22/05/2017 19:00 HKU Theater, Grote Zaal, Utrecht, The Netherlands
22/04/2017 - 30/04/2017
You can come and watch our short theatre play 'Family Tree' daily at the Nijntjemuseum, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Cultural Sunday - 'Veer'
We will play 'Veer' at this festival at our Theatre School, Janskerkhof 17/18, Utrecht, The Netherlands. During the Cultural Sunday the whole city of Utrecht is in theme of culture and arts.
More information: Click Here
Potters Beesten - Stichting Swarte Kunst
26/12/2017 - 20/02/2017
I was an intern at the production of 'Potters Animals' by Rieks Swarte. The show will tour through the Netherlands from the 26th of December 2016 until the 20th of February 2017.
More information: rieksswarte.nl
We will play 'Veer' at this festival in Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Come join us and listen to some inspirational speakers too!
Enkeltje Amsterdam - de Toneelmakerij & de HKU
14/05/2016 - 12/06/2016
For the festival 'Single ride Amsterdam', Sara de Boer, Yentl van Stokkum and I will play our show 'Veer' daily. Watch performances, hear stories or built your own city.
Find us at the NDSM werf in Amsterdam.
On weekdays we play private shows, but every weekend from 14/05 until 12/06 you can come and visit the NDSM werf and see the show!
Oorsprong - short play
11/01/2016 & 02/02/2016
I've directed a short play called 'Origin'. Origin combines theater and film while telling an old story of Taoistic history.
- 11th of January 2016 19:00 at Janskerkhof 17/18 Utrecht, The Netherlands
- 2nd of February 2016 19:30 at Villa Concordia, Concordiastraat 67, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Brainwash festival in Amsterdam
24/10/2016 - 13:00 - 23:00
On the 24th of October, from 13:00-23:00 you can visit Arts in the Alley exhibition featuring lots of young new artists.
I'm organizing this brand new concept, trying to engage art, philosophy and the city life, a new kind of exhibition.
07/03/2015 - 13:00 and 16:00
Saturday March 7th I will perform between 13:00 and 16:00 in the restauratiezaal maliebaanstation in the 'Spoorwegmuseum', Utrecht.
I will sing some of my own songs, new and older, and some covers.
Entrance is free.