The Netherlands

  • The House of the Future

    Photography © Leo van Velzen

    CREW

    Stage direction, Stage adaptation, Musical composition: Annechien Koerselman

    Author Novel: Tahar Ben Jelloun

    Set- & Costumedesign: Linda Eijssen

    Lightsdesign: Jan Harm Wagner

    Producer: Literair Theater Branoul, The Hague


     

    Premiere: May 21, 2005 Literary Theater Branoul The Hague

    CAST

    Actors: Joost Claes, Meral Polat

  • The Little Ugly Duck

    Photography © Edwin Deen & Daan Hazendonk

    CREW

    Concept, Stage direction & Musical dramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Text: Marijke Schermer

    Composition: Thijs Borsten (songs) & Freek den Hartogh

    Costumedesign: Dymph Boss

    Setdesign: Annechien Koerselman

    Videodesign: Daan Hazendonk & Annechien Koerselman

    Lightdesign: Nico Kraeima

    Technics: Marc Klaver

    Impresario: Stipproducties, Amsterdam

    Organisation: Theater Sonnevanck, Enschede


     

    Premiere February 19, 2016, Theater Sonnevanck, Enschede

    CAST

    Actors & Musicians: Freek den Hartogh, Marije Idema & Saartje Van Camp

  • The Musicfactory

    Photography © Ronald Knapp

    CREW

    Stage direction & Script: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumedesign: Zita Winnubst

    Set: Joris Speelman

    Lightdesign: Desirée van Gelderen

    Acting coach: Oda Buijs

    Oorkaan productions & Calefax Reed Quintet, Amsterdam


     

    premiere May 29, 2010 Concertgebouw Amsterdam

    CAST

    Calefax Reed Quintet:

    (Base)clarinet & Acting: Jelte Althuis

    Clarinet & Acting: Ivar Berix

    Oboe & Acting: Oliver Boekhoorn

    Saxophone & Acting: Raaf Hekkema

    Bassoon & Acting: Alban Wesly

  • THE MUSICFACTORY

  • The Secret of the Seasoning

    Photography © Sjoerd Kelderman

    CREW

    Concept: Denise van Boekel

    Stage direction & Libretto: Annechien Koerselman

    Composition: Erik de Reus

    Setdesign: Dieuweke van Reij & Luca Stappers

    Costumedesign: Dieuweke van Reij

    Productionleading & Business Management: Sjoerd Kelderman

    Producer: Muziektheater Zoem, Beusichem


     

    CAST

    Actress & Singer: Denise van Boekel

    Percssion & Actor: Niels Meliefste/Jeroen Geevers

    Voice The Seasoning: Sipke Jan Bousema

  • The Tree and its Ear

    Photography © Allard Willemse (2018) & Majanka Fotografie (2019)

    CREW

    Composition: Modest Mussorgsky

    Text: Annet Schaap

    Stage direction, Costumedesign & Musicdramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Sandprincess: Rosa van der Vijver

    Lightdesign: Nico Kraeima

    Arranger: Andreas N. Tarkmann (2018) & Johan van der Linden (2019)

    Producer: Internationaal Kamermuziekfestival Utrecht


     

    premiere July 01, 2018 TivoliVredenburg Utrecht

    premiere December 29, 2019 TivoliVredenburg Utrecht

    CAST

    Narrator: Maartje Stokkers (2018) & Dieuwertje Blok (2019)

    Saxophone Quartet 2018: Signum Saxophone Quartet: Blaž Kemperle (Sopranosaxophone), Hayrapet Arakelyan (Altosaxophone), Alan Luzar (Tenorsaxophone), Guerino Bellarosa (Baritonesaxophone)

    Saxophone Quartet 2019: Ardemus Saxophone Quartet: Lisa Wyss (Sopranosaxophone), Lovro Merčep (Altosaxophone), Jenita Veurink (Tenorsaxophone), Deborah Witteveen (Baritonesaxophone)

  • THE TREE AND ITS EAR

  • The Umbrella

    Photography © Jan Horndijk

    CREW

    Idea: Klaartje van Veldhoven & Nicoline Soeter

    Composition: Nicoline Soeter

    Stage direction & Script: Annechien Koerselman

    Dialogues & Songtexts: Floortje Schoevaarts

    Set- & Costumedesign: Calle de Hoog

    Light: Nico Kraeima

    Technics: Tineke Knoester

    Productionleading: Renée Bekkers ism Annechien Koerselman

    Authors picture book The Umbrella: Ingrid and Dieter Schubert, published by  Lemniscaat

    Producer: Stichting Accordion for Art, Gemert


     

    premiere February 10, 2019, Muziekgebouw Eindhoven

    CAST

    Zang & Spel: Klaartje van Veldhoven

    Accordeon & Spel: Renée Bekkers / Pieternel Berkers

    Cello & Spel: Susanne Rosmolen

    Percussie & Spel: Jeroen Geevers

     

  • THE UMBRELLA

  • THE UNICORN, THE GORGON & THE MANTICORE

  • The Unicorn, The Gorgon & The Manticore

    Photography © Boy Hazes

     

    CREW

    Composition & Libretto: Gian Carlo Menotti

    Conductor: Anthony Zielhorst

    Concept & Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Realisation Costumes & Props: Janneke Tangelder & Renee Heeringa

    Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman

    Producer: Georg Bröring, Irene Elich, Ewald de Wilde de Ligny

    Graphical design: Boy Hazes

    Organisation: Het Nederlands Zangtheater Amsterdam


     

    premiere May 20, 2022, Het Amsterdams Theaterhuis, Amsterdam

     

    CAST

    Choir: Het Nederlands Zangtheater:

    Sopranos: Marja Beuk, Adelheid Brouwer, Mecheline Draafsel, Karin Nijenhuis, Alice Ruijzenaars, Carla Schaaij, Janneke Tangelder

    Altos: Maria Boschman, Yvonne Drost, Renee Heeringa, Bernadette Houdijk, Christelle van der Meer, Marijke Spronk, Annemiek Vos

    Tenors: Georg Bröring, Jos Marcus, Ron Roozendaal, Hans School, Wilbert te Velde

    Basses: Tejo van Gaalen, Willem Pool, Peter Staats, Ewald de Wilde de Ligny

    Piano: Ruud Zielhorst

  • The Wolf and the seven little Goats

    Photography © Sanne Peper

    CREW

    Stage direction & Libretto: Annechien Koerselman

    Composer: Tom Dicke

    Costumedesign: Jookje Zweedijk

    Educational assistant: Erik Klinkhamer

    Organisation: Jeugdtheater Sonnevanck, Enschede


     

    premiere October 11, 2009 Enschede, Grenswerkfestival

    CAST

    Singing & Acting: Fanny Alofs

  • THOU SINGLE WILLT PROVE NON

  • Tinglings 2 or on tour with Alice in Wonderland...

    Photography © Boy Hazes

    CREW

    Conductor: Anthony Zielhorst

    Stage direction & Stage adaptation: Annechien Koerselman

    Costumes & Props: Janneke Tangelder

    Light: Bastiaan Schoof

    Productionleading: Karin Nijenhuis, Jeroen Singelenberg

    Organisation: Het Nederlands Zangtheater, Amsterdam


     

    premiere January 24, 2009 Amstelkerk, Amsterdam

    CAST

    Actresses: Robin Gauw, Zonne Ruijzenaars, Femke van Emmerik (Alice)

    Singing & Acting: Het Nederlands Zangtheater Amsterdam:

    Sopranos: Alice Ruijzenaars, Janneke Tangelder, Karin Nijenhuis, Mecheline Draafsel, Saskia Mijdenga

    Altos: Annemiek Vos, Annet van der Zaal, Ingrid Schulten, Irene Elich, Maria Boschman, Rene Heeringa

    Tenors: Georg Bröring, Hans Pijst, Hans School, Jos Marcus, Paul van Capelleveen, Wilbert te Velde

    Basses: Bart de Vries, Ewald de Wilde, Jeroen Singelenberg, Tejo van Gaalen

  • TINTELINGEN 2 OF OP REIS MET ALICE IN WONDERLAND...

  • TOETERS EN TAART

  • Tranquillizers

    Photography © Sanne Peper

    CREW

    Stage direction, Text & Musical composition: Annechien Koerselman

    Set- & Videodesign: Ekkehard van Roosendaal

    Costumedesign: Linda Eijssen

    Lightdesign: Catharina Scholten

    Dramaturgy: Cecile Brommer

    Technics: André Posthuma (Schouwburg Amstelveen)

    Producer: Co-production Atelier d. & Stichting de Frequentie i.c.w. Schouwburg Amstelveen


     

    Premiere: January 9, 2003 Frascati Amsterdam

    CAST

    Actors: Ellik Bargai, Lidewij Benus

  • TRANQUILLIZERS

  • TUIN DER LUSTEN

  • TUIN DER ONSCHULDIGEN