Lighting Design

Lighting Design for Theatreproductions, Musical, Concert, Opera, Dance, Architecture, Musea, Themeparks, Events, and Outdoorlighting

Wim Dresens

Wim Dresens
foto: Niki vd Sande, Efteling

About me

Wim Dresens began as stagemanger for "Wait Until Dark" his first professional theatre production. As chief lighting technician/designer many other succesfull productions followed including the musicals "HAIR", "WHAT A PLANET" and "PROMISES, PROMISES"
Beginning 1974 he became chief lighting technician of the Royal Theatre CARRE in Amsterdam. After a long period of enlightenment he moved to the sales and rental company Flashlight, Utrecht the Netherlands. Here he came in contact with international artists such as: "THE TEMPTATIONS", "LOU REED" and "RANDY NEWMAN" This was also the start of designing for many trade-and fashionshows.
From 1978 onwards he became the set- and Lighting Designer for the "PAUL VAN VLIET" one-man show's. Beginning 1984 Wim is active as a selfstanding Lighting Designer and designed over 250 productions such as: "GODSPELL", "BUBBLING BROWN SUGAR", "OKLAHOMA", "THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK", "THE MOUSETRAP", THE CARETAKER", PELLEAS AND MELISANDE", "MATTHEUS PASSION", "WORLD CHRISTMAS CIRCUS", National Swiss Circus KNIE, Musical "YOU'RE THE TOP", Musical "DE SPROOKJESBOOM", "ANDRE VAN DUIN REVUE", "LIFE IS A CABARET", "MUSICAL SNOWWHITE", "YENTL", "SCHERZO","RIGOLETTO", "MOVIESTARS", "THE WORLD GOES ROUND", "MIDLIFE", "THE BRITISH POP INVASION" ,"A TRIBUTE TO CLIFF" "LA CENERENTOLA" and many, many more.... JOOP VD ENDE Theatreproductions, STUDIO 100, NPS-TV, HOLIDAY ON ICE, AMERICAN SONGBOOK Prod., STARDUST BV, DG Theatreprod., Opera Zuid, Efteling Theatreprod. etc.

Wim is also the Lighting Designer for the Dutch Themepark "THE EFTELING" and Theatre consultant for "HET MUZIEKPALEIS, VREDENBURG" wich opens in 2014.

For the Lighting Design of the theatre production "SCHERZO" he received the Dutch National Design Award 1994.

Set Design: "THE WORLD GOES ROUND", "THE CARPENTERS", "MOVIESTARS", "A TRIBUTE TO CLIFF", "TOP OF THE WORLD", "PAUL VAN VLIET SHOWS", "SOWETO SPIRITUAL SINGERS", "THE BRITISH POP INVASION VOL. 1,2 & 3, YENTL, ELVIS.


AUCIRQUE

Musical "De Sprookjessprokkelaar"

 Lighting Design

VISUALS SET DESIGN

"A Tribute to Cliff"

"A Tribute to  Cliff"

"Grant and Forsyth"

"Grant and Forsyth"

"The British Pop Invasion Vol.3"

"The British Pop Invasion Vol.3"

"Rocking on Heavens Door"

"Rocking on Heavens Door"

"Yentl"

"Yentl"

"Yentl"

"Yentl"

"The British Pop Invasion Vol.2"

"The British Pop Invasion Vol.2"

Backdrop Design: Nederland Musicalland

Backdrop Design: Nederland Musicalland

"Moviestars"

"Moviestars"

"And The World Goes Round"

"And The World Goes Round"