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Fer Smidt


contact-adress:

Geuzenstraat 83 hs
1056 KB Amsterdam
e-mail: fersmidt@hotmail.com

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ATTACHED TO:

De Theaterschool, Amsterdam ( AHK )
Costume Department ( 2004-now )

School of Arts, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Guestteacher Set Design ( 2003 )

EDUCATION:

School of Arts, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Architectonic design (theatre design)
1986/1990, graduated.

School of Arts, Arnhem, The Netherlands
graphic design, fashion design
1981/1984


PRODUCTIONS AS DESIGNER:

costume design
Hardingsoefeningen
Direction: Karina Holla
Company: Theaterschool Amsterdam, Mime
Premiere: 12 March 2015

costume design
Fremdkorper
writer: Manfred Karge
company: Compagnie Karina Holla
premiere: Toneelschuur Haarlem, 27 September 2014

set design
Die stumme Serenade
composer: E. W. Korngold
direction: Marc Krone
company: DNOA / NJO
premiere: 2 August 2014, Luxor Live, Arnhem

costume design
"How am I gonna play with it, twist and change it"
Direction: Karina Holla
Company: JMD Theaterschool Amsterdam
Premiere: Theaterschool Amsterdam, 18 June 2014

set and costume design
Freud, Nietzsche, Darwin
direction: Jörgen Tjon A Fong
company: JMD, De Theaterschool Amsterdam
premiere: 13th June 2012, Bijlmerparktheater, Amsterdam

set and costume design
Breaking the Silence" Rwandese version (2012)
(text and direction: Annemarie Prins)
company: Radio La Benevolencija HTF
coproducer: Amrita Performing Arts
Premiere: 8th April 2012, Kigali, Rwanda

set and costume design
"Vandaag haalde ik mijn hart eruit"
(after "Yerma" by Federico Garcia Lorca, direction: Annemarie Prins)
company: THD, De Theaterschool Amsterdam
Premiere: 17 Februari 2011, De Theaterschool, Amsterdam

set and costume design
"Albert Herring"
(Opera by Benjamin Britten, conductor: Jonathan Berman, direction: Alexander Oliver)
company: Dutch National Opera Academy
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag 17th december 2010

costume design
"Who the Fuck is Alice?"
(Danceproduction by John Wooter)
company: Docent Dans, De Theaterschool, Amsterdam
Danstheater, De Theaterschool, Amsterdam, 14th december 2010

costume design
"Eurydice Regained"
(Danceproduction by Cecillia Moisio)
company: Jazz Musical and Dance Department, De Theaterschool, Amsterdam
De Theaterschool, Amsterdam, 22 June 2010

costume design
"Agrippina"
(opera by Georg Friedrich Handel, conductor: Hernan Schvartzman, direction: Floris Visser)
company:
Opera2Day
Koninklijke Schouwburg, Den Haag, 16th october 2009

Set advisor and costume design
"Breaking the Silence"
(direction: Annemarie Prins)
company: Amrita Performing Arts, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phnom Penh, 21 Ferbruari 2009

costume design
"L'incoronazione di Poppea" 2009
(Opera by Claudio Monteverdi, conductor: Glen Wilson, direction: Javier López Piñón)
company: De Nieuwe Opera Academie
Koninklijk Conservatorium, Den Haag 10th Januari 2009

costume design
"Tot de Wereld"
(Theaterplay, direction: Merel de Groot)
company:
Regie, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Amsterdam
Theater Bellevue, Amsterdam, June 26th 2008

set and costume design
"Dialogues des Carmelites"
(composer: Francis Poulenc, conductor: Henrik Schaefer, director: Alexander Oliver)
company:
De Nieuwe Opera Academie
Kees van Baarenzaal, The Hague, December 12th 2007

set and costume design
"La Tragedie de Carmen"
(composer: Georges Bizet, conductor: Bernhard McDonald, director: James Robert Carson)
company:
De Nieuwe Opera Academie
Kees van Baarenzaal, The Hague, June 4th 2007

set and costume design
"Le Docteur Miracle"
(composer: Georges Bizet, conductor: Bernhard McDonald, director: James Robert Carson)
company:
De Nieuwe Opera Academie
Kees van Baarenzaal, The Hague, June 4th 2007

set and costume design
"3 Years, 8 Months, 20 Days"
(writer: Annemarie Prins (based on the actors stories, director: Annemarie Prins)
company:
Amrita, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Sovanna Puhm Theatre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, February 18th 2006

set and costume design
"A Midsummer Night's Dream"
(composer: Benjamin Britten, conductor: Lucas Vis, director: Alexander Oliver)
company: De Nieuwe Opera Academie
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag, 20th Januari 2006

set and costume design
"Tijl Uilenspiegel"
(writer: Hugo Claus, director: Annemarie Prins)
company: Leidse Universiteit
Pieterskerk, Leiden, 1st July 2005

costume design
"Medea"
(Melodrama by Jiri Anton Benda, libretto: F. W. Gotter, director: Marcel Sijm (Klaus Bertisch))
company: St. concerten in het Huis te Linschoten
Huis te Linschoten, August 18th 2004

set and costume design
"L'Ille de Tulipatan"
(Opéra-bouffe en un act by Jacques Offenbach, conductor: Paul Prenen, director: David Prins)
company:
Opera Trionfo
Toneelschuur, Haarlem, 9th september 2004

set and costume design
"Die schöne Galathée"
(Komische Oper by Franz von Suppé, conductor: Paul Prenen, director: David Prins)
company:
Opera Trionfo, Toneelschuur
Haarlem, 9th september 2004

set and costume design
"De Roep van de Vuurvogel / The Firebird"
(Music
by Stravinsky, Ravel, Ljadov, Grieg, conductor: Ed Spanjaard, director: Joris Nassenstein)
company: Entrée
Grote Zaal, Koninklijk Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, May 9th 2004

set and costume design
"Dve Vdovy / Two Widows"
(O
pera by Bedrich Smetana, conductor: José Miguel Esandi, director: James Robert Carson)
company:
De Nieuwe Opera Academie
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag, 13th February 2004

set and costume design
"De Roep van de Kinkhoorn"
(O
pera by Bart Visman, libretto: Paul Biegel, conductor: Benoît Debrock, director: Machteld van Bronkhorst)
company:
Opera Trionfo
first performance: Lucent theater, Den Haag, 27th November, 2003

set design
"Kicks" 
(choreography: Wies Bloemen)
company:
AYA
Theater a/h Vrijthof, Maastricht, 5th October, 2003

set and costume design
"Kicks" 
(choreography: Marco Gerris, Alida Dors, Bryan Druiventak, Denvyl Hoever, Jarno Noordberger)
company:
ISH
Theater a/h Vrijthof, Maastricht, 5th October, 2003

set design
"Kicks" 
(choreography: Arthur Rosenfeld)
company:
MEEKERS uitgesproken dans
Theater a/h Vrijthof, Maastricht, 5th October, 2003

set design and costume design
"Satyricon"
(Opera by Bruno Maderna, conductor: Lucas Vis, director: Javier López Piñón)
company:
De Nieuwe Opera Academie
Stadsschouwburg, Haarlem, 22th January 2003


costume design
"Il Ballo delle Intgrate"
(Opera by Claudio Monteverdi, conductor: Fred Jacobs, director: Javier López Piñón)
company:
De Nieuwe Opera Academie
Stadsschouwburg, Haarlem, 22th January 2003

set design and costume design
"De IJskoningin"
(Play by Stuart Paterson after the story by Hans Christian Anderson, director: David Prins)
company:
Stadsschouwburg Haarlem
Stadsschouwburg, Haarlem, 20th December 2002

costume design
"Afstammelingen"
(theatreplay for the 200th anniversary of the Rijks Archief, director: Arjo Viet)
company:
Nationaal Archief, Den Haag
De Regentes, Den Haag, 17th juni 2002

set design and costume design
"L'Enfant et les Sortilèges"
(Fantasie lyrique in two parts by Maurice Ravel, libretto: Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
conductor: José Miguel Esandi,
director: Cynthia Buchan)
company: De Nieuwe Opera Academie
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag, 23rd March 2002

set design and costume design
"Shéhérazade" 
(opera by Maurice Ravel, poems: Tristan Klingsor,
conductor: José Miguel Esandi, director: Cynthia Buchan)
company: De Nieuwe Opera Academie
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag, 23rd March 2002

costume design
"Le Nozze di Figaro"
(Opera Buffo in four acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto: Lorenzo Da Ponte,
conductor: Vincent de Kort, director: David Prins, set design: Misjel Vermeieren)
company: Eurostage
State Operahouse Tatarstan, Kazan, 1st Febuari 2002

set design and costume design
"Albert Herring" 
(opera by Benjamin Britten, libretto: Eric Crozier / Guy de Maupassant,
conductor: Paul McCreesh, director: Alexander Oliver)
company:
De Nieuwe Opera Academie
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag, 20th januari 2001

costume design
"De Geest van laat maar waaien"
(musical by Laurens van Rooyen, libretto: Robert Long, director: Victor van Swaay,
set design: Jil Klappe)
company:
Ditongo
Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam, 12th December 2000
 

costume design
"Het carnaval der dieren"
(music by Camille Saint-Saëns, director: Victor van Swaay, set design: Jil Klappe)
company:
Ditongo
Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam, 12th December 2000

set- and costume design
"Pierrot Lunaire"
(opera by Arnold Schönberg, reciter: Inga Schneider, director: Annemarie Prins)
company:
De Nieuwe Opera Academie
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag, September 2000

set design and costume design
"
La vie Parisienne"

(
opera bouffe in five acts by Jacques Offenbach, conductor: Arie de Bree, director: Marc Smit)
company: Thalia
Wormerveer, 29th Januari 2000

set design and costume design
"Cosi fan tutte"
(opera by W. A. Mozart, conductor: Kenneth Montgomery, director: Javier López Piñón)
company:
De Nieuwe Opera Academie
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag, 2000

set design and costume design
"L'enlèvement d'Europe"
"L'abandon d'Ariane"
"La délivrance de Thésée"
(three 'opera's minute' by Darius Milhaud, direction: Aat Ceelen)
company:
De Nieuwe Opera Academie
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag, 15th March 1999


 set desing and costume desing
"Dido and Aeneas"
(opera by Hery Purcell, direction: Annemarie Prins, conductor: P. McCreesh)
company:
De Nieuwe Opera Academie / Conservatorium Amsterdam
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag, 15th March 1999

 
set desing, costume design and graphic design
"Exit"
(musical by Hans Kunneman and Marc Smit)
company:
Conservatorium Alkmaar
Hogeschool Alkmaar, Alkmaar 1998


set design and costume design
"L'Egisto"
(opera by Francesco Cavalli, conductor: Kenneth Montgomery, direction: Javier López Piñón)
company:
Nieuwe Opera Academie 
Theaterschool, Amsterdam 6th May 1997


costume design

"De jongedame, de student en de matroos" 
(text :Federico García Lorca, direction: Henk Kraayenzank, Javier López Piñón)
company:
A Star Is Born
Winschoterkade, Groningen 1996


costume design
"La lecon de chant electromagnetique"
(opera bouffe by Jacques Offenbach, direction: Javier López Piñón)
company:
The Lost Maples
Holland Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht, Winkel van Sinkel, Utrecht 1996


costume design

"Ba-ta-clan"
(opera bouffe by Jacques Offenbach, direction: Javier López Piñón)
company:
The Lost Maples
Holland Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht, Winkel van Sinkel, Utrecht 1996


set design and costume design
"The Cunning Little Fixen" 1924 (Prihody lisky bystrousky, Het sluwe vosje)
(opera by Leos Janácek, conductor: Kenneth Montgomery, direction: Javier López Piñón)
company:
Operaklas Koninklijk Conservatorium
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag 18th June 1996


set design and costume design
"Der Wildschutz" 
(opera by Albert Lortzing, direction: Gijs de Lange)
company: Operaklas Koninklijk Conservatorium
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag 1995


set design and costume design
"Maria Stuarda" 
(opera by Gaetano Donizetti, conductor: Kenneth Montgomery, direction: Gijs de Lange)
company: Operaklas Koninklijk Conservatorium
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag 1995


costume design
"L'Ormindo" 1644
(opera by Pier Francesco Cavalli, conductor: Kenneth Montgomery, direction: Javier López Piñón)
company: Operaklas Koninklijk Conservatorium
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag 1995


costume design
"Het huis van Bernardo Alba" 
(opera by Federico García Lorca, direction: Carl vd. Plas)
company: Operaklas Koninklijk Conservatorium
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag 1994


set design and lighting design
"Tussen dagdroom en utopie" 
(direction: Ton Lutz)
company: Vertelfestival
Rode Hoed, Amsterdam 1994


costume design
"L'incoronazione di Poppea"
(opera by Claudio Monteverdi, conductor: Kenneth Montgomery, direction: Javier López Piñón)
company: Operaklas Koninklijk Conservatorium
Koninklijk Conservatorium, Den Haag 16th April 1994


set design and graphic design
"Hoogtevrees" 
(direction: Ellie van Dooren)
company: Het Monument
Stadsschouwburg, Sittard 1993


set design and costume design  
"La belle Helene" 
(opera bouffe by Jacques Offenbach, direction: Marc Smit)
company: Nieuw Leven
Stompetoren 1993


set design and lighting design
"Poëzie Festival"
company: Rode Hoed
Rode Hoed, Amsterdam 1993


costume design
"Red, Hot and Horny" 
(choreography: Graham Lustig)
company: SAD
IT, Amsterdam 1993


graphic design
"Mijn naam is Richard, ik ben de derde" 
(after William Shakespeare; text/direction: Annelies Lafleur)
company: Het Monument
CCV-theater, Maastricht 1992


costume design
"Dialogues des Carmélites" 
(opera by Francis Poulenc, conductor: Kenneth Montgomery, direction: Ton Lutz)
company: Operaklas Koninklijk Conservatorium
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag 2nd December 1992


costume design
"Het huis van Bernardo Alba" 
(text: Fedrico García Lorca, direction: Carl van der Plas)
company: Operaklas Koninklijk Conservatorium
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag 1992


costume design
"La cambiale di matrimonio"
(opera by Gioacchino Rossini, conductor: Lawrence Renes, direction: Javier López Piñón)
company: Operaklas Koninklijk Conservatorium
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag 1992


costume design
"The Bear" 
(opera by William Walton, conductor: Kenneth Montgomery, direction: Carl van der Plas)
company: Operaklas Koninklijk Conservatorium
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag 1992


set design, costume design and graphic design
"Deuren" 
(text and direction: Ellie van Dooren)
company: Het Monument
CCV-theater, Maastricht 1992


costume design
"La Calisto"
(opera by Francesco Cavalli, conductor: Kenneth Montgomery, direction: Javier López Piñón)
company: Operaklas Koninklijk Conservatorium
Kees van Baarenzaal, Den Haag 6th June 1992


set design and costume design  
"Gondoliers" 
(opera by William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, direction: Marc Smit)
company: Nieuw Leven
Stompetoren 1992

set design, lighting design and graphic design
"Lanseloet van Denemarken" 
(direction: Hein Ceelen)
company: Het Monument
Sirkel Theater, Sittard 1992


costume design and graphic design
"Vissen" 
(direction: Yolande Bertsch)
company: Het Monument
CCV-theater, Maastricht 1991


costume design
"Slips and Streams" 
(composer: Loek Dikker i.c.w. Toots Tielemans, choreography: Jacqueline Knoops)
company: Nieuwe Dansgroep
Frascati, Amsterdam 1991


costume design
"De huilende heldin" 
(text and direction: Eimert Vermeulen)
company: 't Hondje van de Ruyter
Middelburg, 1990


costume design
"How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying"
(musical by Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows, direction: Daniel Cohen)
company: Aedon
Kleine Komedie, Amsterdam 1990


theatre designs
"Exposition" 
(works 1985-1990)
Townhall Rheden, Rheden 1990


direction and set design
"Orpheus"
8 mm film based on Orpheus-myth
School of Arts, Utrecht 1990


set design, costume design
"Orphée et Euridice" 
(opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck)
graduation project
School of Arts, Utrecht 1990


set design, costume design, graphic design and design puppets
"Hotel Concordia" 
(after Roland Topor, direction: Maurice de Bruin, Jacqueline ten Cate)
company: Het Monument
Stadsschouwburg, Utrecht 1989


set design and costume design
"Kasimir en Karoline" 
(text: Ödön von Horváth)
School of Arts, Utrecht 1989


set design and costume design
"Tekkel en muis"
(text and direction: Jacqueline ten Cate)
company: Het Monument
CCV-theater, Maastricht 1989


set design and costume design
"Lulu" 
(opera by Alban Berg)
School of Arts, Utrecht 1989


set design and costume design
"De weg van het water" 
(after Federico García Lorca, direction: Rafael Schupp)
company: Vidi Vici
Birkenhof, Amersfoort 1989


set design and costume design
"Kwelgeesten" 
(text: Jacqueline ten Cate, direction: Eimert Vermeulen)
company: Het Monument
CCV-theater, Maastricht 1988


costume design
"Elektra" 
(text: Hugo von Hofmannsthal, direction: Marty de Bruijn)
company: Handke-Weiss Gezelschap
Engelenbak, Amsterdam 1988

set design and costume design
"Vogels" / "Birds"
(text: Aristophanes)
set and costume design: Fer Smidt
School of Arts, Utrecht 1988

set design and costume design
"De tweedehands knecht" 
(text and direction: Jacqueline ten Cate)
company: Het Monument
CCV-theater, Maastricht 1988


set design and photography
"Rabbit's Gate"
Spatial slide projection
School of Arts, Utrecht 1988


scenographic design
"New years-concert"
company: Handke-Weiss Gezelschap

Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, 1988


set design, costume design and graphic design
"De wonderbaarlijke visvangst" 
(opera: Tom Löwenthal/Maarten Vonder, direction: Johnny Kuiper)
company: Handke-Weiss Gezelschap
Paradiso, Amsterdam 1987


costume design and photography
"Follies"
photoproject
School of Arts, Utrecht 1987


set design
"Zijn moeder was zeerover" 
(text and direction: Eimert Vermeulen)
company: La Terrazza
Stadsschouwburg, Arnhem 1987


set design and costume design
"De meiden" 
(text: Jean Genet)
School of Arts, Utrecht 1987


costume design
"Zes maal verliefd" 
(choreography: Ton Wiggers)
company: Introdans
Stadsschouwburg, Ar
nhem 1985

costume design
"Commotie" 
(composer: John Cage and Henri Cowell, choreography: Tatiana de la Fuente)
company: Introdans
Stadsschouwburg, Arnhem 1985