BirthplaceHoofddorp Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands
TrainingAcademy of Photography and Photo Mechanics (The Hague, The Netherlands)
EngagementsPhotographer; Lighting, set, multimedia, video and slide projection designer for
ballet, drama theatre and opera productions worldwide
Artistic Lighting Supervisor / Resident Light Designer for Dutch National Ballet
Design and Photo Studio Arinde Visual Design (Amsterdam)
DesignerProduced light design and production management for choreographer David
Dawson since 2000 on all of his major productions.
Worked as Light Designer for choreographies by Marius Petipa, Michel Fokine,
George Balanchine, Hans van Manen, Wayne Eagling, Krzyzstof Pastor, Nicolo
Fonte, Ashley Page, Dina Bjorn, Toer van Schayk, Kryzstina de Chatel, Jan Fabre, Martin Schläpfer, Xinpeng Wang, Rehda Benteifour, Itzik Gallili, Ted Brandsen, and many others.
Bert Dalhuysen’s latest collaboration with choreographer David Dawson -
Overture for the Dutch National Ballet, premiered in Amsterdam on June 15th,
2013. It has been nominated for the Golden Swan - the most prestigious dance award of the Netherlands - in the nomination ‘Most Prestigious Dance Production 2013’.
His next production, David Dawson’s new creation for the Royal Ballet, will be
premiered in London on November 9th, 2013.