Dieuweke van Reij
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Dieuweke van Reij

Set and costume designer

Dieuweke van Reij studied Theatre Design at the HKU University of the Arts in Utrecht and designs costumes for opera, music theatre, youth theatre, cabaret and dance. She collaborated with several artists, directors, and collectives, including Youp van ’t Hek, Wende, Jochem Myjer, Jetske Mijnssen, Floris Visser, Dutch Ballet Orchestra, Dansgroep Amsterdam, Orkater, ISH Dance Collective, and Opera Zuid. With De terugkeer van Hans en Grietje, she received the Musical Award for Best Design. She was nominated for Russia’s most prestigious theatre prize, the Golden Mask, for Così fan tutte at the Bolshoi theatre in Moscow.

Van Reij has frequently collaborated with choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. Aside from Frida for Dutch National Ballet, they created Broken Wings (English National Ballet), Mammatus (Joffrey Ballet Chicago), De Sade Affair (House of Makers), Celeste (Ballet Nacional de Cuba), and Dangerous Liaisons (Augsburg Ballet). Van Reij also designed the sets and costumes for How ANANSI Freed the Stories of the World (2021) and Dorian (2023).

Last update: 7-2-2024

  • Season 2023-2024
    February 2024, the now internationally sought-after production Frida by Lopez Ochoa returns to the stage of Dutch National Opera & Ballet!

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