Welcome to the website of Annechien Koerselman

stage director and playwright in Drama, Music Theatre & Opera

Annechien Koerselman (1976) graduated at the Academy of Dramatic Arts Maastricht, specialization stage direction.

Since she has worked as a stage director in Drama, Music Theatre and Opera in the Netherlands and abroad.

Furthermore, she writes scripts, adapts novels for the stage and translates plays.

Sometimes she also designs the light and/or set and/or costumes and/or video for the performances she stages.

With some regularity Annechien is also providing various organizations artistic and productional advice, commissioned by them

she writes applications for cultural subvention and is working as a dramaturge at several (music)theatre- and dance productions.

Last of all, she teaches as freelance drama teacher within her workingfield.

Currently

Props

  • ABI, DE CISKE DE RAT VAN DE SCHILDERSWIJK

  • BLAUWBAARD

  • BONNIE & CLYDE

  • BRANDBAKKES

  • CARNAVAL DES ANIMAUX

  • HET HUIS VAN DE TOEKOMST

  • HILDEGARD

  • KASPAR HAUSER

  • LAND VAN OVER ZEE

  • LELIJK 1DJE

  • MOOIE ANNA

  • NNOotjes

    Photography © Mariska de Groot & Screenshots recording

     

    CREW

    Concept & Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Conductor: Rolf Verbeek

    Arrangements: Gijs Philip van Schaik

    Multicamerarecording: u.t.l.o. Jos Schoemaker

    Audio Multicamerarecording: Jos Boerland & Thijs Borsten

    Camera teaching material: Rens Polman

    Lichtdesign: Annechien Koerselman & Tjeerd Zijlstra

    Editor: Rens Polman

    Styling & Props: Annechien Koerselman i.c.w. Izaline Calister, Gerdien Kuipers & Gertrude Kokke

    Make-up: Barbara Kobus

    Production- & stage directional assistance: Gerdien Kuipers

    Musiceducation department NNO: Johannes Terpstra

    Department Eigen-Wijs Next: Lieuwe Noordam & Gerdien Kuipers

    Technical support teaching materials: Jan Rozema

    Organisation: Noord Nederlands Orkest Groningen


     

    premiere online Autumn, Winter 2022, Spring, Summer 2023

     

    CAST

    Singer & Moderation: Izaline Calister

    Orchestra: Noord Nederlands Orkest Groningen

    Participative support: Students teaching music & percussion Prins Claus Conservatorium Groningen (NL)

     

     

  • RAINDOGS

  • The Toy Revolt

    Screenshots © KölnMusik

     

    CREW

    Composer: György Ligeti

    Conductor: Yorgos Ziavras

    Concept, Script & Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Setdesign & Props: Annechien Koerselman\

    Costumedesign: Annechien Koerselman i.s.m. Theresa de Luca

    Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman

    Make-up: Theresa de Luca

    Producer & Music education: Theresa de Luca

    Organisation: Kölner Philharmonie, Cologne (DE)

     


     

    premiere May 28, 2023, Kölner Philharmonie Cologne (DE)

     

    CAST

    Soprano: Lisa Fornhammar (Monchichi the stuffed animal)

    Mezzo-soprano: Verena Tönjes (Pintel a doll)

    Baritone: Fabian Hemmelmann (The Soldier)

    Extra's: Nora Beisel & Bente Obrikat (The Toy Monster)

    Ensemble Musikfabrik: Helen Bledsoe (Flute), Ales Klancar (Trumpet), Christine Chapman (Horn), Hannah Weirich (Violin), Dirk Wietheger (Cello), Florentin Ginot (Double base), Benjamin Kobler (Piano), Laura Alvarez (Cembalo, Celesta), Dirk Rothbrust (Percussion)

     

  • THE TOY REVOLT

  • THE TREE AND ITS EAR

  • WHAT ABOUT MARY

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