mardi 7 octobre 2014

Stage director

Luc De Wit -10/01/1957- is a stage director, drama teacher and Feldenkrais practitioner. He studied at the national theater school in Belgium, followed by studies at the Ecole International de Théâtre J. Lecoq in Paris. In 1994 he completed his Feldenkrais Training in the U.K. In 1984, he founded the theatergroup Pantarei, where he works as an actor and director till 1991. He also often worked as a drama teacher in theatre schools and music schools (Theater school Amsterdam, Ecole International de Théâtre Lassaad in Brussels, La Chapelle Reine Elisabeth in Brussels) or in Workshops. In 1995 he began to work as assistant-director and as  Opera director (Opéra’s of  Händel, Mozart, Poulenc, Milhaud, Kagel, Agsterribbe, Bukinckx). Since 2005 he is artistic collaborator of William Kentridge.  Luc De Wit  often directs the revivals of William Kentridge's productions all over the world: -“The Magic Flute“(De Munt,Brussels ; Opéra de Lille, Caen ; Opera Tel Aviv, Bam NYC, opera San Carlo in Napels,  Cape Town Opéra, Johannesburg, Festival de Aix en Provence, Opéra de Rouen, Théatro alla Scala,Théâtre des Champs Elysées),-“Il Ritorno di Ulisse“ (La Monnaie,Brussels, Seatle, San Francisco + several tours and festivals in Europe),-“Woyzeck“ (Johanesburg, Paris, several Tours and festivals in Europe). Luc De Wit is associated director with William Kentridge for “The Nose“ of Shostakovitch,  (March 2010 in The Metropolitan Opera in New York). This production was revived in 2011 in the Festival de Aix-en-Provence and l’Opéra de Lyon. 2011-2012 : he Collaborates with Guy Cassiers in Toneelhuis.2012 : Création of « Refuse the Hour » with William Kentridge (Amsterdam Holland Festival, Festival d’Avignon, Teatro di Roma, Athens) 2013 : Luc De Wit is choreographer of the Chorus for «Götterdämmerung » in the directing of Guy Cassiers (Staatsoper, Teatro alla Scala)Juni 2013 : Luc De Wit is co-director with Pierrick Sorin of a new interpretation of « Die Zauberflöte » (Opéra de Lyon)September : revival of « The Nose » in the Metropolitan Opera 2015 : Co-director with William Kentridge for Lulu of Alban Berg (Metropolitan Opéra, Opera of Amsterdam, English National Opera)