Hans Nieuwenhuis

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Hans Nieuwenhuis


Hans Nieuwenhuis studied law at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam before devoting his professional life to the theater as an actor, writer and ultimately as a stage director. He assisted several world-renowned opera stage directors, including Götz Friedrich, Harry Kupfer, Lotfi Mansouri, John Copley, John Cox and David Pountney and made his directing debut with The Netherlands Opera in 1978. He was a resident stage director for this company from 1977 -1984 and directed new productions in Amsterdam of “La bohème”, “Parsifal”, “The Merry Wives of Windsor”, . . .

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