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.




  • Pictures at an Exhibition WDR Dackl

    Photography © WDR


    Composition: Modest Mussorgsky

    Text: Carsten Haffke

    Conductor: Cristian Măcelaru

    Stage direction: Annechien Koerselman

    Props: Barbara Cibis

    Set: Nina Pöting & Annechien Koerselman

    Light: Chris Sroka i.Z.m. Annechien Koerselman

    WDR Musiceducation: Katharina Höhne

    Editor KiRaKa: Susanne Kuttler

    Producer: West Deutscher Rundfunk Cologne


    premiere January 29, 2019, WDR Rundfunkhaus Cologne


    Puppeteer: Carsten Haffke

    Moderation: Isabel Hecker

    Orchestra: WDR Sinfonieorchester



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