Nightingales

Once upon a time there was a wonderful plan to make a documentary with lots of people and lots of music. And then everything was locked. This is plan two, formed in times of pandemic, in which I went looking for night thoughts, dreams and fears together with the isolated students of Maastricht. What happens …

Scenes from: Incendies

In the dark months of this year, I worked on Incendies, a play by Wajdi Mouawad on a family drama in the midst of war and fleeing, which ended as Kecharitomene, a collection of scenes and sand drawings. A WAR THAT ISN’T MINE Briefly, the play: Incendies is about Nawal, mother of Jeanne and Simon, who …

Scenes from: Gif

For my third directed piece at the Toneelacademie I worked with a text of playwright Lot Vekemans about the uncomfortable meeting of a former couple at the cemetery of their deceased son. It was also my first experiment with scent in theatre. A COFFEE MACHINE Gif, or poison in English, is a Dutch play about a …

Einmana

What if you are left in infinity? Einmana is a performance about an astronaut, a knight in space, who is abandoned by his earthly colleagues and thus left to the fate of eternal darkness and light. STUCK IN ENDLESSNESS In Einmana, a brave astronaut sets out on a journey to the moon in the Apollo …

Yggdrasil

Yggdrasil is a piece of dance and physical theatre for children, inspired by performance artist Joseph Beuys and Debussy’s Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un faune, about the bond between nature and mankind and the myth of the tree of life. DEBUSSY AND BEUYS People and nature are inextricably linked, but cannot live together without destroying each other. …