Cecilia Thoden van Velzen

Student Information


Nationality: Dutch

Visa status: UK work via application in progress



Previous training/qualifications:

BA Theatre (Directing), Toneelacademie Maastricht, The Netherlands, 2022

Voice: Recorded audiobooks at Stichting Dedicon, The Netherlands, 2021

Languages: Dutch (native), English (proficient), French (intermediate), German (intermediate)

Musical skills: Violin, piano, classical singing both solo and choral, composing, and sound design.


Work Experience:

Assistant Director, Henry IV (William Shakespeare), Bard in the Botanics (dir. Gordon Barr)

Assistant Director, Julius Caesar (William Shakespeare), Bard in the Botanics (dir. Jennifer Dick)

Assistant Director, A Feast in Time of Plague (opera, César Cui), Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (dir. Max Hoehn)

Assistant Director, Four Sisters (opera, Elena Langer), RCS (dir. Max Hoehn)

Director, Measure for Measure (scnees, William Shakespeare), Shakespeare’s Globe, RCS

Director, Olympe (Cecilia Thoden van Velzen), Toneelacademie Maastricht 

Second Assistant Director, Judas (Robert Icke), Internationaal Theater Amsterdam (dir. Robert Icke)

Director, De Megalomaan (Cecilia Thoden van Velzen), Toneelacademie Maastricht