Biography Viviane De Muynck (Belgium)

Viviane De Muynck is one of the greatest actresses in the Dutch-speaking countries. She has been praised for the years of experience she has with the Needcompany. She studied drama at the Brussels Conservatory and in 1987 she received the Theo d'Or for the part of Martha in Who"s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. After that she joined the theatre group Maatschappij Discordia and she works as a guest artist for the Wooster Group. Viviane De Muynck has worked with musicians including La Trahison Orale, the Schönberg Ensemble, Sciarrino, Neue Musik Berlin and many others. She was nominated twice for the 'Gouden Kalf’ at the Utrecht film festival.Viviane De Muynck is frequently asked to be a guest teacher in international theatre courses and workshops. Ever since the opera Orfeo she has appeared regularly in Jan Lauwers’ Needcompany productions. Together with Phil Minton, Viviane performs in the Muziektheater Transparant production Men in Tribulation.

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