Jetske Mijnssen
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Jetske Mijnssen


Dutch director Jetske Mijnssen works successfully for several European opera houses. She is known for her psychological approach that leads to gripping interpretations of the characters and their (fatal) destiny. A complex emotional experience forms the essence of her theatrical work. Mijnssen works with a diverse repertoire. This season she is working on new stagings of La clemenza di Tito for the Royal Danish Opera, Platée for Opernhaus Zürich and Pelleas et Melisande for the Bayerische Staatsoper. She also worked for the National Theater in Prague, Komische Oper Berlin and Den Norske Opera, among others. In addition to the large repertoire, she also directed children's performances. Mijnssen made her debut at Dutch National Opera in 2022 with the first part of the Tudor trilogy, Anna Bolena. In 2023 this was followed by the production of Maria Stuarda. 

  • In April-May 2024 Jetske Mijnssen will return for the third and final part of the Tudor Trilogy: Roberto Devereux

Last update: 14-03-2024