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PAUL EENENS

Education:

  • Theatre Acting School Maastricht (1984/1985).
  • Study Theatre- Film- and Television Science – University Utrecht (1987-1992).
    Specialisation: (music)theatre – profile: directing and dramaturgy.

Worked with/for (among others):

  • Bergen Theatre-Film-Television (1994-1997)
  • Impresariaat Jacques Senf / Senf Theaterpartners (1998-2000)
  • Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties (2001-2016)
  • Universiteit Utrecht
  • Camille Oost­wegel Châtea­uhotels & -restaurants
  • Toon Hermans Showbiz B.V.
  • Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel
  • SIP – Stichting Speciale Internationale Producties
  • Fontys Conservatorium voor Muziektheater Tilburg
  • Schouwburg Kunstmin Dordrecht
  • Stichting Luxor Theater Rotterdam
  • M-Lab
  • Frank Sanders Academie
  • Codarts Muziektheater Rotterdam
  • Music Hall
  • Koninklijk Theater Carré
  • Stichting DeLaMar Toneelproducties
  • Stichting Theateralliantie
  • National Theatre London
  • Stage Entertainment Germany
  • Stage Entertainment Nederland
  • TEC-Entertainment International B.V.
  • Eye2Eye Media

Also:

  • Member of the VSCD Theatre Jury (1998-2003) for the Dutch VSCD Theatre Awards (Louis D’Or, Theo D’Or, Arlecchino & Colombina).
  • Acting coach & teacher, master classes, workshops for (among others) Fontys Conservatorium voor Muziektheater, Frank Sanders Academie, Codarts Muziektheater Rotterdam, Artez Toneelschool Arnhem, Factorium – Music All Factory, Amsterdamse Theaterschool and M-Lab.
  • International Master classes with Harold Prince, Stephen Schwartz, James Lapine & Michael Kunze.
  • Participant European Directors Forum in Maastricht & study for theatre dramaturges in London by invitation of The British Council.
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the Fontys Conservatorium voor Muziektheater.

Productions from 1990 to 2002, as dramaturge and/or assistant director or director:

  • For Showbiz B.V: De Toon Hermans Show 25 Jaar Carré.
  • For Fontys Conservatorium voor Muziektheater: Sweeney Todd (director).
  • For Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussels: Jesus Christ Superstar (director).
  • For Bergen Theatre-Film-Television: Pluk van de Petteflet (director), Itoek en het IJsbeertje, Mrs. Einstein (director), Willeke – de musical, Carlie, Closer than Ever, Eindeloos!.
  • For Impresariaat Jacques Senf: the plays Tommie, Wilhelmina – je Maintiendrai, Annie M-G: de dochter van de dominee and the musical Diana.
  • For Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties and Stage Entertainment Germany: the plays Schakels, En Nu Wij!, Visiting Mr. Green, Collected Stories, and the musicals Les Misérables (Royal Theatre Carré), Elisabeth (Circustheater Scheveningen and Colosseum Theater Essen Germany) and Titanic.

Productions from 2002 – now:

  • 2002: Director The Sound of Music (National Tour, Circustheater Scheveningen, Stadsschouwburg Antwerp) from Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II. For Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties.
  • 2003: Director/dramaturge 3 Musketiers (Luxor Theater Rotterdam) from André Breedland, Rob and Ferdi Bolland. For Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties.
  • 2004: Director Passion from Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. For Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties.
  • 2005: Director Jesus Christ Superstar from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. For Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties.
  • 2005/2006: Director/dramaturge 3 Musketiere (German version– Theater des Westens Berlin & Apollo Theater Stuttgart) from André Breedland, Rob and Ferdi Bolland. For Stage Entertainment Germany.
  • 2007: Director of the play Aan het Einde van de Regenboog (End of the Rainbow) from Peter Quilter. For Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties.
  • 2007: Director/dramaturge Ciske de Rat (National Tour, Circustheater Scheveningen, Stadsschouwburg Antwerp) from André Breedland and Henny Vrienten. For Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties.
  • 2008: Co Creator Songs from the Heart, a solo show from Simone Kleinsma. For Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties.
  • 2008: Director Sunset Boulevard from Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black and Christopher Hampton. For Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties.
  • 2009: Co Creator Still Friends, a solo show from Pia Douwes (with Annika Bruhns).
  • 2010: Director/dramaturge Petticoat from André Breedland and Henny Vrienten. For Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties.
  • 2010: Director/Co Creator Sondheim in Songs. For M-Lab.
  • 2010: Co Creator Songbook, a solo show from Simone Kleinsma. For Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties.
  • 2011: Director of a Sondheim programme for the jubilee show 10 jaar Luxor Theater Rotterdam. For the Stichting Luxor Theater.
  • 2011: Director Spring Awakening from Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater. For M-Lab.
  • 2012: Director Next to Normal from Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt. For Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties.
  • 2012: Director Aspects of Love from Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black and Charles Hart. For Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties.
  • 2013: Director/Co Creator Koninklijk Gala 125 jaar Theater Carré. For Royal Theatre Carré.
  • 2013: Director Love Story from Howard Goodall and Stephen Clark. For Joop van den Ende Theaterproducties.
  • 2014: Director Circle of Life, a Royal theatre performance for 25 years Fonds Slachtofferhulp and the 75th birthday of Prof. Mr. Pieter van Vollenhoven. For Fonds Slachtofferhulp.
  • 2014: Director  of the opening show of Schouwburg Kunstmin Dordrecht. In cooperation with Conny Janssen Danst. For Schouwburg Kunstmin Dordrecht.
  • 2014: Artistic advisor and supervisor War Horse from Michael Morpurgo & Nick Stafford. For National Theatre London, Theater Alliantie, Holland Festival, Koninklijk Theater Carré.
  • 2015: Delegated Director of the Flemish version of War Horse (Stadsschouwburg Antwerp). For National Theatre London, Theater Alliantie in association with Music Hall.
  • 2015: Director Into the Woods from Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. For Fontys Conservatorium voor Muziektheater.
  • 2015: Director Vandaag of Morgen – 80 jaar Paul van Vliet. For Royal Theatre Carré.
  • 2016: Director of the theatre show Wat is jouw verhaal? from Koen van Dijk. For ABN AMRO Bank.
  • 2016: Director of the new version of Ciske de Rat from André Breedland and Henny Vrienten. For Stage Entertainment Nederland.
  • 2017: Director of the theatre show Lef! from Koen van Dijk. For ABN AMRO Bank.
  • 2017: Director Titanic from Peter Stone and Maury Yeston. For Fontys Conservatorium voor Muziektheater.
  • 2017: Director Was Getekend: Annie M.G. Schmidt from Dick van den Heuvel, based on the book Anna from Annejet van der Zijl. For Stage Entertainment Nederland.
  • 2018: Director The Addams Family from Andrew Lippa, Marshall Brickman en Rick Elice. For TEC-Entertainment.
  • 2019: Director City of Strangers, based on the work of Stephen Sondheim. For Fontys Conservatorium voor Muziektheater.

Prizes & nominations:

  • 2003: nomination John Kraaijkamp Musical Award for The Sound of Music.
  • 2004: winner of the Flemish Musical Award for The Sound of Music.
  • 2005: winner John Kraaijkamp Musical Award for Passion.
  • 2005: awarded by the German Musical Magazine ‘Musicals’ as Best Director for 3 Musketiere in the Theater des Westens Berlin.
  • 2006: winner John Kraaijkamp Musical Award for Jesus Christ Superstar.
  • 2008: winner John Kraaijkamp Musical Award for Ciske de Rat.
  • 2011: nomination John Kraaijkamp Musical Award for Spring Awakening.
  • 2011: winner John Kraaijkamp Musical Award for Petticoat.
  • 2016: nomination Musical Award for Ciske de Rat.
  • 2017: nomination Musical Award for Was Getekend Annie M.G. Schmidt.
  • 2019: winner Musical Award for The Addams Family.