Gable Roelofsen

Gable Roelofsen

Gable Roelofsen received his education at the Maastricht Academy of Dramatic Arts, at the Lincoln Center Theatre / Directors Lab and conducted an artistic research project about innovation in the field of opera and music theatre at AP - a.pass post-master program in deSingel, Antwerp.

His work as an actor and singer brought him to companies like Toneelgroep Amsterdam, Orkater, La MaMa  experimental theatre and Nederlandse Reisopera. He studied as a playwright/librettist with Charles Mee jr, Ko van den Bosch and Willem Bruls. He writes, directs and performs at musictheatre company Het Geluid Maastricht. The company is artist in residence of Theater aan het Vrijthof Maastricht and partnerorganization of Nederlandse Reisopera.

His plays Wesendoncklieder-Heute and Malta are translated in German. His soloplay Life is Too Good to be True was translated into English after winning the Amsterdam Fringe Festival Award. Het Geluid Maastricht worked together since then with companies like Music Theatre Ensemble de Veenfabriek (Leiden) and La Monnaie/De Munt (Brussels) and festivals like European Operadays and Operadagen Rotterdam.

Gable Roelofsen was nominated for the Rolex Mentor & Protégé Arts Initiative. He co-directed Bizet's/Brook's La tragedie de Carmen at Nederlandse Reisopera and Schönberg's Erwartung and Messiaen's Harawi for The Euregional Opera and Music Theatre Festival.

He is currently writing a libretto for Nederlandse Reisopera.

He wrote columns for Huffingtonpost and the artsblog of The Guardian.


Productions with Gable Roelofsen

Production Function
The Channel / Crossing Borders - (Season 2017-2018)Direction
The Channel / Crossing Borders - (Season 2016-2017)Direction