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

Austria

  • Noah the (almost) last Beaver

    Screenshots © Tonkünstler Wien

     

    CREW

    Conductor: Aziz Sadikovic

    Concept, Stage direction & Text: Annechien Koerselman

    Musical dramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman, Sara Franchini & Veronika Prünster

    Set- & Costumedesign: Nina Ball

    Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman i.c.w. Herbert Baireder

    Tonkünstler musical education department: Lena Jäger (2020) / Sara Franchini & Veronika Prünster (2021)

    Organisation: Tonkünstler Wien (AT)


     

    premiere March 20, 2022, Festspielhaus St. Pölten (AT)

     

    CAST

    Actor: Florian Hackspiel (Noah)

    Orchestra: Tonkünstler Wien

     

  • NOAH, THE (ALMOST) LAST BEAVER

  • OH TREE OF WONDER

  • Oh Tree of Wonder

    Fotografie © Nina Ball

     

    CREW

    Idea: Sara Franchini & Veronika Prünster

    Concept, Stage direction & Script: Annechien Koerselman

    Musical dramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman, Sara Franchini & Veronika Prünster

    Set- & Costumedesign: Nina Ball

    Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman

    Tonkünstler Muziekeducation: Lena Jäger (2020) / Sara Franchini (2022)

    Organisation: Tonkünstler Wien (AT)


     

    premiere November 14, 2022, Festspielhaus St. Pölten (AT)

     

    CAST

    Piccolo, Singing & Acting: Sara Franchini (Vesta)

    Flute, Singing & Acting: Veronika Prünster (Diana)

    Tuba & Acting: Michael Pircher (King Winter Inverno)

    Trumpet & Acting: Thomas Bachmair (Prince Primavera)

    Horn & Acting: Simon Aiglstorfer (Summerking Estate)

    Trombone & Acting: Andreas Eitzinger (Count Autumn Autunno)

     

  • Par!s! Par!s!

    Photography © Anja Koehler & Benno Hunziker

    CREW

    Idea: Die Schurken

    Stage direction & Script: Annechien Koerselman

    Set- & Costumedesign: Nina Ball

    Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman i.c.w. Nina Ball

    Additional new compositions: Marcus Nigsch

    Producer & Organisation: Die Schurken, Bregenz

     

    premiere June 17, 2018 Philharmonie Luxembourg

    CAST

    Clarinet, Acting: Martin Schelling

    Trumpet, Acting: Stefan Dünser

    Accordion, Acting: Goran Kovacevic

    Double bass, Acting: Martin Deuring

  • PAR!S! PAR!S!

  • The Brassgang

    Photography © Anja Koehler & Sebastien Grébille

    CREW

    Idea, Concept, Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Set- & Costumedesign: Nina Ball

    Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman & Nina Ball

    Stage manager, Assistant-director: Clara Schürle

    Producer: Sonus Brass, Götziss (Austria)


     

    premiere March 25, 2017 Philharmonie Luxembourg

    CAST

    Trumpet, Actor: Stefan Dünser

    Trumpet, Actor: Attila Krako

    Horn, Actor: Andreas Schuchter

    Trombone, Actor: Wolfgang Bilgeri

    Tuba, Actor: Harald Schele

  • THE BRASSGANG

  • THE SOUND ON THE TRACK

  • WHO'S THAT KNOCKING AT MY DOOR?

  • Who's that knocking on the Door

    Photography © Nina Ball

     

    CREW

    Concept, Stage direction & Stage adaptation: Annechien Koerselman

    Musical dramaturgy: Annechien Koerselman

    Set- & Costumedesign: Nina Ball

    Lightdesign: Annechien Koerselman

    Authors Es klopft bei Wanja in der Nacht Tilde Michels & Reinhard Michl

    Tonkünstler musical education department: Lena Jäger (2020) / Sara Franchini(2022)

    Organisation: Tonkünstler Wien (AT)


     

    premiere December 07, 2022, Festspielhaus St. Pölten (AT)

     

    CAST

    Actor: Felix Krasser

    Ensemble Tonkünstler Wien: Gabriel Antão (Trombone), Joachim Murnig (Percussion)

     

Portfolio

Photogallery & Multimedia