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Gwendolyn Noltes
Scenographer
Based in Berlin
info@gwendolynnoltes.nl

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Education

2005-2008
Film & Theatre Design, Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam | Graduated

2000-2004            
Design & Styling, Amsterdam Fashion Institute
| Graduated

1993-2000
VWO (secondary science education), Rijnlands Lyceum Oegstgeest | Graduated

1998-1999              
Pre-education Theatre, Youth theatre school Rabarber, the Hague

 

Experience

2015
Autonomous project
| Puppet and scenery design, applicable on various projects.
In collaboration with illustrator Luisa Orduño Cázares

Commission | Art Direction for ‘Berliner Doors’
Commissioned by | Photographer Maarten Kadiks

Autonomous project | Fundraising for ‘The Aesthetic of the Unknown’

Art teacher at Ferdinand-Freiligrath-Schule, Berlin (parttime)

 

Course and workshop offerings | ‘Sewing Course for Beginners’, ‘Sewing Course for Advanced’, ‘Design your own clothing and Costumes without using Patters’, ‘Christmas Gifts’, ‘Learn how to design, sew and print your own tote bag’
Taught at à la mode Nähatelier, Betahaus Berlin and Nähinstitut Berlin

 

Barista and host at Betahaus Berlin (parttime)


2014
Art teacher at Ferdinand-Freiligrath-Schule, Berlin (parttime)

Sewing course for beginners | Teaching the basic of sewing to a small group of students

Commission
| Concept development and production design music video. In collaboration with theatre director Bjørn de Wildt.
Commissioned by | MR ZARKO

Commission | Costume and set design for a series of short films
Commissioned by | Theatergruppe Playback Berlin

Autonomous project | co-founding “Bartenders Berlin”.
A platform for artists who have a side job as bartender in Berlin.
Organization of the kick-off event in April: an exhibition at Betahaus Berlin
bartenders berlin

Autonomous project
| continue the work on “Next stop: Berlin”

Barista and host at Betahaus Berlin (parttime)

 

2013
Autonomous project |
“Next stop: Berlin”.
Staged photography project about young adults who moved to Berlin.

Part-time job | Barista and host at Betahaus Berlin
2nd part-time job| Call agent and quality manager at XCSE Customer Service

 

2012
Autonomous project |
Development of “You the living.”
Staged photography project; Pilot version of “Next stop:Berlin”

Commission | Design for the opening ceremony of a new health care facility in Oegstgeest, the Netherlands
Commissioned by | Health Care Facility “GGZ Riverduinen”

Part-time job | Barista and host at Betahaus Berlin
2nd part-time job | Call agent and quality manager at XCSE Customer Service

 

2011
Commission | Theatre production “De Queeste” performed in Berlin for the employees of a Dutch health care organisation.
Commisioned by | Health Care Facility “GGZ Riverduinen”

Autonomous project | Theatre production “Heilige Grond”, third part from the “Trilogy of Involvement”.
In collaboration with theatre director Bjørn de Wildt.

Commission | Costume design for theatre play “Lieve Arthur”
Commisioned by | Theatre group Pionier

Project | Theatre production “After Hours”.
Concept for interactive theatre play with people from various disciplines.
Initiator | Theatre group Powerboat Rotterdam

Commission | Design for Royal Lobby at “Boekenbal 2011”
Commisioned by | CPNB

Autonomous project | Theatre production “De Queeste”, second part from the ”Trilogy of Involvement”.
In collaboration with theatre director Bjørn de Wildt

Commission | Concept for multidisciplinary theatre project, presented at summer festivals
Commissioned by | Extrema Dance Events

 

2010
Autonomous project |
Theatre production “De Uitverkorenen”. First part from the “Trilogy of Involvement”.
In collaboration with theatre director Bjørn de Wildt

Commission | concept and Art Direction for informative stop-motion video
Commissioned by | GGD Hollands Midden

Commission | Costume design for “Amor”
Commissioned by | Teatro Munganga, Amsterdam

Commission | Costume design for “Jeanne d’Arc”
Commissioned by | Het Rijnlands Lyceum Oegstgeest

Commission | Teaching creatieve workshops at primary schools
Commissioned by | Stichting Edutainment Nederland

Autonomous project | Researching the audience participation in theatre.
In collaboration with theatre director Bjørn de Wildt

 

2009

Commission | Developing masks for Vodafone commercial
Commissioned by | Miauw Producties

Commission | Stage design “Ik wil je” for “Hollandse Nieuwe Festival”
Commissioned by | MC Theater

Commission | Creatieve workshops at primary schools
Commissioned by | Stichting Edutainment Nederland

Commission | Costume design “Drie Stuiver Opera”
Commissioned by | Het Rijnlands Lyceum Oegstgeest

Autonomous project | Concept and execution theatre project  “Voor Yvonne”.
In collaboration with theatre director Bjørn de Wildt.

 

2008
Commission |
Styling for Parade at various summer festivals
Commissioned by | Globalicious

Commission | Styling Dance Parade at womenfestival
Commissioned by | Connecting People

Commission | Costume design “Er was eens een dorp”
Commissioned by | Buro Saai

Autonomous project | Theatrical Video Installation “Ogenblik”.
In collaboration with video designer Lisette Spiegeler

Commission | Stage design “Schande” at “Hollandse Nieuwe Festival”
Commissioned by | Cosmic Theater

Commission | Production and Styling Dance Parade at various summer festivals.
Commissioned by | Globalicious

 

2007
Commission |
Stage design “Vers Graf”, director: Debbie Klarenbeek

Commission | Stage and costume design “Het Zouthuis”, director: Bjørn de Wildt

Commission | Stage and costume design “Het”, director: Derk Oudshoorn

 

2006

Autonomous project | Concept and design for music video “Tras” by Battles.
In collaboration with video designer Lisette Spiegeler.

 

2004

Commission | Costume design for “Pop vs Poetry”
Commissioned by | Productiehuis Oost-Nederland

Commission | Costume design “KUS”
Commissioned by | Stichting Boven de 7e verdieping