Wouter Van Looy

Wouter Van Looy

Wouter Van Looy (°1966) is a highly active player in international musical theatre. His work has been invited for performances in Zürich (Theaterspektakel), Mexico (Musica y Escena), Lille (Opéra de Lille), Lisbon (Centro Cultural de Bélem), Amsterdam (Holland Festival), Bregenzer Festspiele, Teatro Comunale di Bologna and elsewhere. He is a resident director at Muziektheater Transparant and shares the artistic leadership of the company with Guy Coolen.

Wouter Van Looy is the founder of Zonzo Compagnie and the organiser of BIG BANG, an adventurous music festival for young audiences that is active in nine European cities and will also take place in São Paulo, Brasil from 2017 on. Zonzo Compagnie has produced such prize-winning works as Listen to the silence, Staring Girl and Slumberland. Wouter Van Looy has won the YAMA Award (2012), the Klara Prize (2013), the YEAH Award (2013) and Music Theatre NOW Award (2015).

In the season 2016-2017 Wouter Van Looy directed the new productions Earth diver / Heinrich Schütz & Nikolaus Brass (premiere Ruhrtriennale), Die Zauberflöte / W.A. Mozart (premiere Luzerner Theater) en Revelations / Wim Henderickx (premiere Festival Opera21 Antwerpen).


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Productions with Wouter Van Looy

Production Function
Canti d'Amor - (Season 2013-2014)Scenography | Video , Concept | Direction
Dido and Aeneas - (Season 2012-2013)Direction
Solitude - (Season 2008-2009)Concept | Direction
L'orfeo - (Season 2010-2011)Concept | Direction, Scenography
Arthur / De Queeste - (Season 2004-2005)Direction
Drift - (Season 2003-2004)Direction
Canti d' Amor II - (Season 2014-2015)Direction
Listen to the Silence - (Season 2016-2017)Direction | Scenography
Dido - (Season 2004-2005)Direction
A girl A boy A river - (Season 2006-2007)Concept | Direction
Windischgraetz - (TRANSLAB - 2016-2017)Direction
LES ÂMES PERDUES - (TRANSLAB - 2016-2017)Coach
La voix humaine - (TRANSLAB - 2015-2016)Direction | Scenography
Abendrot - (TRANSLAB - 2015-2016)Direction
Die Zauberflöte - (Season 2016-2017)Direction, Set Design
La voix humaine - (Season 2016-2017)Direction | Scenography
Revelations - (Season 2016-2017)Direction
Listen to the Silence - (Season 2015-2016)Direction, Set Design
Opera Buffa - (Season 2014-2015)Advice
Listen to the Silence - (Season 2014-2015)Direction, Set Design
The Queen without a country - (Season 2014-2015)Concept | Direction
There is no why here - (Season 2014-2015)Direction
Songs of war - (Season 2013-2014)Concept | Direction
Blond Eckbert - (Season 2011-2012)Direction
Pelleas et Melisande - (Season 2011-2012)Video, Concept | Direction
Porcelain - (Season 2009-2010)Direction, Set Design
Void - (Season 2008-2009)Direction
The Fairy Queen - (Season 2008-2009)Direction
Villa Vivaldi - (Season 2007-2008)Direction
Bluebeard's Castle - (Season 2005-2006)Direction
Earth Diver - (Current season)Scenography, Concept | Direction
La voix humaine - (Current season)Direction | Scenography
LES ÂMES PERDUES - (Current season)Coach | Direction
Flow My Tears - (Current season)Concept | Direction
Revelations - (Current season)Direction | Scenography