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Education

1994 - 1998: Academy of Dramatic Arts Maastricht, specialization: stage - direction

1988 - 1994: Municipal Grammar School Hilversum

 

 

 

Professional Career as a Stage Director

2022

Concept, Playwright, Stage direction, Musical dramaturgy & Lightdesign Noah, the (almost) last Beaver - A. Koerselman. Die Tonkünstler, Vienna (AT)

2021

Stage direction & Lightdesign Space - N. Breuers / S.Höft/A. Engelke/L. Frommelt. WDR Cologne (DE)

Stage direction, Concept & Direction 5 Videoclips, Lightdesign, Concept Set- & Costumedesign, Props Dido & Aeneas - H. Purcell. Kreiskantorat i.c.w. Stadthalle & Oberschule Geestemünde Bremerhaven (DE)

Concept, Stage direction, Video- & Lichtdesign 2 Videoclips The Rose & Loch Lomond. WDR Rundfunkchor Cologne (DE)

Stage direction, Set- & Lightdesign Sing Strong!. Wishful Singing Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction, Set- & Lightdesign Thank You Wayne. WDR Cologne (DE)

Artistic Coach Wasteland. Collective Trojka & Karavaan Alkmaar (NL)

Stage direction & Lightdesign The somewhat differandrent Carnival Concert- N. Breuers / S.Höft. WDR Cologne (DE)

Lightdesign & stage directional advice Jeremias & Orchestra. WDR Cologne (DE)

Lightdesign Hero's Journey. WDR Cologne (DE)

2020

Lightdesign Christmas Enlightenment. Wishful Singing Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction & Lightdesign Birthdayparty - N. Breuers / S.Höft. WDR Cologne (DE)

Stage direction The Brass Gang 2.0. Sonus Brass Ensemble, Götzis (AT)

Stage direction & Musical dramaturgy Is Jazz music too?. Duo IJlstra-García, Rotterdam (NL)

Concept & Stage direction On the Night Plain. String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction & Lightdesign Beathoven. WDR Cologne (DE)

2019

Stage direction & Costumedesign  The Tree and its Ear – A. Schaap/M. Mussorgsky. International Chambermusicfestival Utrecht (NL)

Stage direction & Lightdesign Something animalistic - L. Frommelt/A.Engelke. WDR Cologne (DE)

Stage directional advice Reflections of Duke. HOT & Brass Utrecht (NL)

Stage direction & Script Jungleboogy. Stichting Dividivi3 Amsterdam (NL)

Concept, Stage direction & Setdesign Opening Canalfestival 2019 'Female Treasures'. The Grachtenfestival Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction, Script, Props & Lightdesign What about Mary?. Wishful Singing Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction & Script The Umbrella - F. Schoevaart/N. Soeter. Accordion for Art, Gemert (NL)

Stage direction, Set- & Lightdesign Pictures at an Exhibition - C. Haffket/M.Mussorgsky. WDR Cologne (DE)

2018

Stage direction Bachs Mini-opera's (BWV 211 & 212). Camerata Delft (NL)

Stage direction, Setdesign & Props Hildegard - K. Roosendaal/S. Kamperman. Stichting Baraná, Utrecht (NL)

Stage direction & Props Opening Canalfestival 2018 ‘Dichter bij Muziek' The Grachtenfestival Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction & Costumedesign  The Tree and its Ear – A. Schaap/M. Mussorgsky. International Chambermusicfestival Utrecht (NL)

Stage direction, Script & Lightdesign Par!s! Par!s!  - A. Koerselman. Die Schurken, Bregenz (AT)

Stage directional concept Der Ring der Nibelungen Odense Symphony Orchestra (DK)

Concept, Stage direction & Production You’ve been talking in your sleep. Ardemus Quartet/ Dutch Classical Talent Utrecht (NL)

Artistic Coach 'Melt me down’ – L. Deane. The Grachtenfestival Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction, Setdesign & Props Opera Homeless – M. Bierens/ K. Vares. Orchestra de Ereprijs, Apeldoorn (NL)

2017

Concept & Stage direction Stichi  Pokajanije - Schnittke. Cappella Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction & Lightdesign The Emperor and the Nightingale - HC Andersen/D. Bossurt/U.Parulins. WDR Cologne (DE)

Artistic Coach We Cannot Sleep - L. Deane. The Grachtenfestival Amsterdam (NL)

Concept & Stage direction Opening Canalfestival 2017 'The Stye', The Grachtenfestival Amsterdam (NL)

Idea, Stage direction, Script & Lightdesign The Brass Gang - A. Koerselman. Sonus Brass, Götzis (AT)

Idea, Stage direction, Script & Musical dramaturgy Dracula – A. Koerselman. Weesper Chamber Music Festival, Weesp (NL)

Stage direction & Script Goejanverwellesluis - A. Koerselman. Nederlands Zangtheater, Amsterdam (NL)

Concept, Stage direction, Script & Lightdesign The Planets – A. Koerselman/G. Holst. Konserthuset Stockholm (S)

2016

Final Stage direction, Concept Set, Costume & Lightdesign Christmaspassion (Jezus vierde zelf geen Kerst). Klaartje van Veldhoven/Rembrandt Frerichs Trio, The Hague (NL)

Stage direction, Stage adaptation, Set, Costume, Props & Lightdesign The Secret of the Blue Deer - Koerselman/Händel/Hanusa. Deutsche Oper Berlin (DE)

Stage direction, Set, Costumes, Props & Lightdesign Babyn Jar - Stankovich/Brahms, Ukranian Jewish Encounter, Kiev (Ukraine)

Stage direction & Stage Management Opening Bachfestival 2016 - R. Nemavar/J.S. Bach, Bachfestival Dordrecht (NL)

Stage direction & Script When witches put a spell… Dividivi 3 / The Grachtenfestival Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction & Props Opening Canalfestival 2016 'Crossing bridges', The Grachtenfestival Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction, Costumedesign & Props Carnaval des Animaux – T.Tellegen/Saint-Saëns International Chambermusicfestival Utrecht (NL)

Stage direction Dijkdrift – J. Willems/R. Hekkema Silbersee, Zaandam & Calefax Reed Quintet, Amsterdam (NL)

Stage directional advice ‘Cora Burggraaf zingt een lied voor jou'. Cora Burggraaf, Amsterdam (NL)

Concept. Stage direction & & Lightdesign Panambí, a musical expedition. Orchestra Nieuw Geluid, Den Haag (NL)

Stage direction, Script & Lightdesign Bout‘chou – Water (4 Elements) - A. Koerselman. Philharmonie Luxembourg (L)

Stage direction, Script & Lightdesign Bout‘chou – Fire (4 Elements) - A. Koerselman. Philharmonie Luxembourg (L)

Concept, Stage direction, Set & Video-design & Props The little ugly Duck – M. Schermer/T. Borsten Theater Sonnevanck, Enschede (NL)

2015

Concept, Text, Stage direction & Lightdesign The Planets - G. Holst/A. Koerselman. Philharmonie Luxembourg (L)

Stage direction, Script & Lightdesign Bout'Chou - Air (4 Elements) - A. Koerselman. Philharmonie Luxembourg (L)

Stage direction, Script & Lightdesign Bout'Chou - Earth (4 Elements) - A. Koerselman. Philharmonie Luxembourg (L)

Stage direction, Concept Set, Costume design, Props & Lightdesign Roundabout - F. Bordewijk/J. Bordewijk-Roepman. Bordewijkfestival, Den Haag (NL)

Stage direction & Lightdesign The Monster in the Maze - A. Middleton/J. Dove. Berliner Philharmoniker, Berlin (DE)

Idee Concept, Text, Stage direction & Lightdesign Carmencita - A. Koerselman/G. Bizet. Philharmonie Luxembourg (L)

Stage direction & Lightdesign The Wishing Table - D. Hartmann/P. Androsch. Theater an der Rott, Eggenfelden (DE)

Stage direction, Script & Lightdesign Bout'Chou - Summer (4 Seasons)- A. Koerselman. Philharmonie Luxembourg (L)

Stage direction & Script blackboxproductionRascal. Oorkaan, Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction, Script & Lightdesign Bout'Chou - Spring (4 Seasons)- A. Koerselman. Philharmonie Luxembourg (L)

Stage direction, Script & Lightdesign Bout'Chou - Winter (4 Seasons)- A. Koerselman. Philharmonie Luxembourg (L)

2014

Stage direction, Script & Lightdesign Bout'Chou - Autumn (4 Seasons)- A. Koerselman. Philharmonie Luxembourg (L)

Stage direction & Lightdesign Gold - F. Verbrugge/L. Evers. Die Deutsche Oper, Berlin (DE)

Stage direction, Set-, Video-design & Props Land of overseas - M. Bierens. Theaterproductiehuis Zeelandia, Middelburg (NL)

Text, Stage direction & Lightdesign The (new) Story of the Soldier – Stravinsky/Koerselman, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra/Gergiev Festival, Rotterdam (NL)

Text, Stage direction, Videodesign & Props Peter and the Wolf – Prokofjev/Templeton/Koerselman, International Chambermusicfestival, Utrecht (NL)

Stage direction & Libretto Kenau the Opera - Rosehoudt/Koerselman, Zangstudio Haarlem (NL)

Final stage direction Party Horns Amstel Quartet & Oorkaan productions, Amsterdam (NL)

Dramaturgy, Stage directional advice & Lightdesign Bout’chou - A. Pütz/C. Lorent, Philharmonie Luxembourg (L)

Stage directional advice Innana - choreograph Annick Pütz. Rhysom Danz Kollektiv, Luxembourg (L)


2013

Stage direction, Text & Lightdesign Feiervillchen (Firebird) I. Stravinksy/ A. Koerselman. OPL Philharmonie Luxembourg (L)

Stage direction& Lightdesign Can you whistle, Johanna - Hartmann/Kampe. Die Deutsche Oper, Berlin (DE)

Stage adaptation & Stage directional advice Three Women amongst King William 1. Het Portret Spreekt, The Hague (NL)

Stage direction & Video-design The Garden of Earthly Delights. Calefax Reed Quintet, Amsterdam (NL)

Stage adaptation & Mise-en-espace It is a Scourge, Desire. Literary Theatre Branoul, The Hague (NL)

Stage direction & Libretto The Secret of the Seasoning - A. Koerselman. Muziektheater Zoem, Beusichem (NL)

Stage directional instructions & Dramaturgy My Vincent? - H. Buenen/M. Lustenhouwer. Van Goghmuseum, Amsterdam (NL)

2012

Stage direction Bohemian Songs. Quatre Bouches, Amsterdam (NL)

Idea, Stage direction, Libretto, Set- & Costumedesign & Props Black Perfume - A. Koerselman. De Diamantfabriek, Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction & Coaching 'The Ghost in the Bottle'. Artez Conservatorium Arnhem afd Muziektheater/Sonnevanck Enschede (NL)

Stage direction Gold - F. Verbrugge/L. Evers. Theater Sonnevanck, Enschede (NL)

Idea, Stage direction & Text Children of the Stars - A. Koerselman/T. Grahl. Festival Achter de Linie, Austerlitz (NL)

Stage direction & Script A Stairway to the Clouds - A. Koerselman. Oorkaan, Amsterdam (NL)

Final Stage direction CanOn Tour. Theater van Wanten, Hilversum (NL)

Stage direction & Script Malle Babbe - the opera - A. Koerselman. Haarlemse Opera, Harlem (NL)

Stage direction, Set- & Costumedesign Best Friends - Hofstede/Estourgie. 2scoremusictheatre, Enschede (NL)

2011

Stage direction Nowell. Vocaal kwartet Quatre Bouches, Amsterdam (NL)

Stage directional advice Thou single wilt prove none - R de Man. Amsterdam (NL)

Final Stage direction & Stage adaptation Ploink!. DeuXcel, Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction, Text, Props & Organisation Moulin Rouge, the Parade Opera - A. Koerselman. Stichting de Frequentie (Annechien Koerselman Theatreproductions, Amsterdam i.c.w. Festival de Parade (NL)

Stage direction Educationversion The Musicfactory - A. Koerselman. Het Concertgebouw Amsterdam icw Calefax Reed Quintet & Oorkaan Amsterdam (NL)

2010

Text & Stage direction & Props Marfoesjka & the Frost - A. Koerselman. International Chambermusikfestival Utrecht (NL)

Stage direction, Musical dramaturgy & Props Beautiful Anne - M. Bierens. Theaterproductiehuis Zeelandia, Middelburg (NL)

Stage direction The Confession - W. van Boekel. Pampusproduktions, Utrecht (NL)

Stage directional advice Rousseau versus Rameau. Holland Baroque Society & Festival Old Music, Utrecht (NL)

Concept, Stage direction & Script The Musikfactory - A. Koerselman. Oorkaan productions icw Calefax Reed Quintet, Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction & Stage adaptation 'Buck, de buckerette' - A. Koerselman. Nimbus Theater, The Hague (NL)

2009

Stage direction Opera L'isola Disabitata - P. Metastasio/J. Haydn. The National Touringopera, Enschede (NL)

Stage direction & Libretto The Wolf and the seven little Goats - A. Koerselman/T. Dicke. Jeugdtheater Sonnevanck, Enschede (NL)

Final Stage direction Excavation! (a.n.a.p.) - Ruin Madestein. Urban archeology Counsil The Hague

Stage direction, Text, Musical composition & Lightdesign The Firebird - Liadow/Stravinsky/A. Koerselman. The Grachtenfestival & NedPho GO!, Amsterdam

Stage direction, Text, Musical composition, Props & Organisation Bonnie & Clyde - a wild west love adventure - A. Koerselman. Stichting de Frequentie (Annechien Koerselman Theaterproducties), Amsterdam i.c.w. Festival de Parade (NL)

Stage direction & Stage adaptation Here is Where, Utopia - A. Koerselman. Productiehuis 2 Kusten, Harlem (NL)

Stage direction, Stage adaptation, Musical composition, Props Abi, de Ciske de Rat uit de schilderswijk - A. Koerselman. Haags Openbaar Vervoer Museum, The Hague (NL)

Stage direction & Stage adaptation Tinglings 2, or on tour with Alice in Wonderland… - A. Koerselman. Nederlands Zangtheater, Amsterdam (NL)

2008

Stage direction, Musical composition & Props Fireface – M. von Mayenburg. Theater aan het Spui, The Hague (NL)

Stage direction & Libretto Magical childrens opera - M. de Roo. Operafestival, Het Beauforthuis, Austerlitz (NL)

Stage direction, Musical composition & Props Amanda – W. van den Broeck. Theaterproductiehuis Zeelandia, Middelburg (NL)

2007

Stage direction, Text & Props Pagliaccio - A. Koerselman after Leoncavallo. Theater aan het Spui, Den Haag i.c.w. Festival de Parade (NL)

Stage direction, Text, Musical composition & Props Kaspar Hauser, a modern story of the Creation - A. Koerselman. Theater aan het Spui, The Hague (NL)

2006

Stage direction, Text & Musical composition The Flying Dutchman - A. Koerselman, free after R. Wagner. Tc Het Vervolg, Maastricht (NL)

Stage direction, Text, Musical composition & Props Checkpoint Cha Cha Cha - A. Koerselman /K. van den Bosch. Theater aan het Spui, The Hague (NL)

2005

Stage direction Miniopera Melting Water – T. Dicke. Operafestival, Het Beauforthuis, Austerlitz (NL)

Final Stage direction Jubileumconcert 50 years opera in Enschede. The National Touringopera, Enschede (NL)

Stage direction, Stage adaptation, Musical composition & Props The House of the Future - A. Koerselman, free after Tahar Ben Jelloun. Literary Theatre Branoul, The Hague (NL)

2004

Stage direction, Translation, Musical composition, Props & Co-Producer Bluebeard – D. Loher. Stichting de Frequentie (Annechien Koerselman Theaterproducties)/Atelier d., Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction & Musical composition Atalanta - P. Wittenbols. Tc Oostpool, Arnhem (NL)


2003

Stage direction & Musical composition Monday –  A. Prins after C. Voigt. Huis aan de Amstel, Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction, Stageadaptation, Musical composition & Props RainDogs - A. Koerselman. Literary Theatre Branoul, The Hague (NL)

2002

Stage direction,Text, Musical composition, Props & Co-Producer Tranquillizers – A. Koerselman. Stichting de Frequentie (Annechien Koerselman Theaterproductions)/Atelier d., Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction, Translation & Musical composition free after 'Handbag' - M.Ravenhill. Studenttheatre CREA, Amsterdam (NL)

2001

Stage direction, Stage adaptation & Musical composition The Garden of the Innocent - A. Koerselman after K. Hemmerechts. Literary Theatre Branoul, The Hague (NL)

Stage direction, Translation & Musical composition 'Elektra' - Sophocles. Studententoneel KNS (Veritas), Utrecht (NL)

2000

Stage direction, Translation & Musical composition 'Leonce & Lena' - G. Büchner. Studententoneel KNS (Veritas), Utrecht

1999

Stage direction, Text, Soundscape & Lightdesign ‘The Life of the Fifth Day’ – A. Koerselman. De Balie, Amsterdam (NL)

Stage direction studioproject 'Northless' - P. Wittenbols. Huis van Bourgondië, Maastricht (NL)

Stage direction The Interrogation - R. Pinget. Koerselman Verhoeven & Van Vliet, Amsterdam (NL)

1998 (Academy of Dramatic Arts Maastricht)

Stage direction & Translation 'Le Square' - M. Duras. Kruis van Bourgondië, Maastricht (NL)

Stage direction 'Glass Menagerie' - T. Williams. Toneelactiviteiten Heerlen (NL)

Other Activities

Annechien is regularly working as a dramaturge at several theatre- and dance productions and as freelance drama teacher in theatre, musical theatre and opera. In addition, she advises and supports different organizations on artistic and productional level during the initial stage of productions and writes in command of them grant applications.Up till 2004 – between the acts - she has worked with some regularity as assistant directior and 2nd stage manager at The National Touring Opera and as assistant director at Opera OT, The National Theatre The Hague, The National Touring Opera, Het Vervolg Maastricht and as a production manager of several adhoc productions.