Teunkie is a director working in the UK and Europe in main house and mid-scale (inter)national touring theatre. He is Creative Associate at the Young Vic, as well as a translator, adapter and script developer.
Recent directing includes the trilogy CLYBOURNE PARK, BENEATHA’S PLACE and A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Internationaal Theater Amsterdam and on tour for Well Made Productions, awarded the 2017 Amsterdam Award for the Arts. He directed the Netherlands premieres of THE MOUNTAINTOP, WATERDRAGERS and LUNGS. In the UK, Teunkie directed HATE after La Haine (Barbican), YASSER (Assembly Rooms Edinburgh; Arcola London; Chopin Theatre Chicago & Royal Theatre The Hague), WINTER (Orange Tree), and WOMEN LAUGHING (Old Red Lion, OFFIE Nomination Best Director). He was Resident Director for global entertainment company Imagine Nation on ANNE: THE DIARIES OF ANNE FRANK ON STAGE, and previously worked at HOME Manchester and the National Theatre.
His translations have been performed off-Broadway and at various festivals and tours, and include DRIVING MISS DAISY, MOTORTOWN, and SUBMISSION, as well as development on SOLDIER OF ORANGE and the HUNGER GAMES stage production.
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