Guy Joosten

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    Guy Joosten in Rumor (Seizoen 2011-2012)

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    Guy Joosten in Wozzeck (Seizoen 2009-2010)

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    Guy Joosten in Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Seizoen 2004-2005)

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    Guy Joosten in Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Seizoen 2004-2005)

Director in La Cenerentola

Biography

Debut
Theatre: theatre director, co-founder & artistic director of Blauwe Maandag Compagnie (Antwerpen); Nacht Mutter des Tages (Lars Norén) (Burgtheater Vienna)
Opera: La Cenerentola (Vlaamse Opera), 1991
 
Career
Chief director Thalia theatre Hamburg
Guest professor at the University of Hamburg; professor at Colleges of Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Maastricht, Saarbrücken, Theaterinstituut Barcelona; master classes in Sofia, Tel Aviv; professor at the Koninklijk Vlaams Muziek Conservatorium Antwerp
Founder & artistic director (until 2004) of Operastudio Flanders Ghent

Highlights
Director at NTG, KVS, Brussels Kamertoneel & for various theater companies in the Nztherlands (Amsterdam, Eindhoven & Groningen)
Un Ballo in Maschera (La Monnaie), 1992; Roméo & Juliette (Gounod) (Metropolitan Opera New York), 2005

Prizes
Theatre Festival Prize Rotterdam for Nachtwake (L.Norén), 1989
 Theatre Festival Prize Rotterdam for work at the Blue Monday Compagny, 1990
Cultural Ambassador of Flanders for opera stagings, 1999
‘Prix de la Critique/Prix de l’Europe Francophone’ in Paris for Elektra (La Monnaie), 2010

Worked with
Opera houses inAmsterdam, Barcelona, Bern, Düsseldorf, Essen, Genève, Göteborg, Hamburg, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Leipzig, Lissabon, London (English National Opera), Liège, Madrid, Maribor, Marseille, Monte Carlo, Montpellier, Rouen, Saint Etienne, Vienna (Volksoper en Theater a/d Wien), Zürich

Recent and future productions
Productions in Antwerp, Brussels, Sofia, Sankt-Gallen, Paris

Last update on 23 February 2012

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Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Alexander Joel
Director: Guy Joosten

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