Ivar Thomas van urk

Ivar Thomas van urk

Stage Director

Stage Director
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2018Stage Director
2018Orff: Carmina BuranaStage Director


Ivar Thomas van Urk is a Berlin based director for theater and music theater . Van Urk was born in 1967 in Voorburg in The Netherlands. He studied Directing for Professional Theatre in Amsterdam. In 1991 and 1992 he was assistant to Johan Simons. From 1992 until 2000 he was co-artistic leader of the theatre group ‘Het Oranjehotel’. In 1998 he was rewarded with the ‘Perspectief prijs’ for directing. 2000 'till 2009 he directed at Het Nationale Toneel (The National Theater) at Den Haag. Apart from that he directed freelance a lot of other groups, both theater and music theater. In 2009 he made his debut in Germany at Theater Bonn and not much later he moved to Berlin. Since then he is primarily working in Germany. For instance at Görlitz/Zittau and Jena. At this moment he's planning an opera at Staatstheater Meiningen. He is mainly experienced in modern music theater but has a large interest in contemporary stagings of classic opera's. Website www.ivarvanurk.com
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Stage Director No Das Meininger Theater 2018
Orff: Carmina Burana Stage Director Staatstheater Meiningen 2018


Perspectief prijs