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POISON premieres Off Broadway to great acclaim...

POISON by Lot Vekemans received its English language & North American premiere with a 5 week run Off Broadway at the Beckett Theatre on Theatre Row 42nd Street NYC. This all could not have been possible without Origin Theatre Company and its artistic director George Heslin. I could not be happier with how overwhelmingly positive the reponses have been and I'm so proud of the entire cast & crew. The production received high praises in reviews - here are a few:

New York Times - Critics’ Pick!:...


V:Virtue of Victory - international preview in TheaterLab NYC

The solo piece ​V:Virtue of Victory had its first international preview at TheaterLab NYC. Written and performed by Dutch actress Thirsa van Til (Soldier of Orange, ANNE, Falling Apart) and brought to you by producers TTPioneerProductions & Studio Dubbelagent, director Erwin Maas (Poison, The Hundred we Are, ​Welcome to the Woods) and award-winning lighting designer Guy de Lancey (Finding Fellini, Hole in the Wall, American Bladerunner) the ​original Dutch play​ V:Virtue of Victory had its...


In rehearsals for the Off Broadway production of American Premiere POISON (GIF) by Lot Vekemans

Rehearsals have started and I'm thrilled to be bringing this amazing Dutch play by Lot Vekemans to New York and American audiences. After directing the reading, of the then newly translated English version of "GIF", in the HotINK Festival at The Lark Theatre in 2013, it took several more years to bring this internationally acclaimed play to the American stage.

“About a man and a woman who lost a child, then themselves and eventually each other.”

After many years of separation, a man and a...


NAF Alumni event: Neuroscience at the Intersection of Business, Art and Academia

How can knowledge about our brain improve business models? In what way can the combination of art and brainwaves unravel the secrets of successful communication? And what does neuroscience tell us about cognition through the lifespan and risk factors when aging?

After the successful brainiac event "Big Data at the intersection of Business, Art and Education", The Netherland-America Foundation Alumni Committee organized another evening of inspiring presentations, break out sessions and...


IFACCA's 7th World Summit on Arts & Culture - Valletta, Malta

What a wonderful experience and what an honor to speak at the IFACCA 7th World Summit on Arts & Culture in Valletta, Malta. An incredible gathering of people from all over the world that advocate for the arts and bringing people together through culture.

I was asked to introduce the Long Table Etiquette Format and moderated a session on "Innovation in Action - how are cultural actors transforming the sector?" with speakers Nirit Roessler from Israel, Ines Sanguinetti from Argentina and Abid...

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