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24.08.2017WENDE ANNOUNCED AS ARTIST IN RESIDENCE OF CARRÉ AND WILL GIVE AN EXCLUSIVE REPRISE OF MENS IN 2018

WENDE ANNOUNCED AS ARTIST IN RESIDENCE OF CARRÉ AND WILL GIVE AN EXCLUSIVE REPRISE OF MENS IN 2018

Starting this season, Carré and multi-talent Wende Snijders are entering into an artistic partnership. Wende will be the artist in residence at this renowned theatre on the Amstel. She will have her own workspace within the theatre, and on 17, 18, and 19 May of next year, she will give an exclusive reprise of her sold-out production MENS.

PRESS RELEASE Amsterdam, 24 august 2017
Mens is running until the end of 2017 in sold-out venues throughout the country. In 2018 Wende will perform this show specially in Carré, on 17, 18 and 19 May. This special will show the first results of the artistic residency that Wende will begin this season in Carré. She will have the use of her own workspace within the theatre, right next to the hall that is so precious to her. There are already ideas for future collaborative projects with Wende involved in the programming. Carré will becomes Wende’s creative home. Of course, she will continue to perform on other stages in the Netherlands and Amsterdam.
Madeleine van der Zwaan, director of Carré: “Wende and Carré fit together perfectly. Every day of the year, we welcome artists and bring their work and our audiences together. However, there are other ways to invest in the creative dialogue between Carré and her artists. During one of our inspirational conversations the idea came up to give Wende her own workspace, a home away from home, where she can develop her own projects to then bring to the wider world. Wende is just as versatile and multi-disciplinary as Carré. A professional with an incredible energy; intense and authentic. Having an artist in residence creates a permanent conversation about art and its quality. The separation between the creative process and its presentation is reduced, and I think that’s important. Wende is a connector, and will now inspire the people within as well as outside of Carré.”
Wende: “My mother first took me to Carré when I was eleven years old. I remember clearly that I already had dreams of being able to perform on that beautiful stage, and now I’m always thankful to bring my shows to Carré: the audience, the hall, the energy that you feel there… It has something magical, and performing here always feels like taking part in the Olympics. I love the diversity in programming at Carré, as I always like to go through all kinds of different genres in my own work. I’m looking forward to being able to work in the theatre every day; I’ll be able to keep my finger on the pulse and feel ‘this is why I do it’. The creative process is sometimes a little lonely. Now if I’m stuck I can just walk into the hall; scenery is being hung, there’s a sound check or rehearsal in progress, I can meet other artists – this is an inspiring prospect. It’s amazing, my dreams have come true.”

AFTER BIG SUCCESS, SHOW ‘MENS’ ON SALE IN PARADISO

After the roaring success of Wende’s production MENS and the overwhelming demand for tickets, Wende will reprise MENS in Paradiso, Amsterdam on April 23, 2019. Ticket sales for this show open today via link Read more

Wende receives the Sylvia Kristel Award

During the twentieth edition of Film by the Sea, the Sylvia Kristel Award will be presented for the fifth time. This time the honour will be bestowed upon Wende Snijders. The presentation of the Sylvia Kristel Award 2018 will take place on Friday 14 September at CineCity in Vlissingen. Read more

WENDE BRINGS OWN FESTIVAL KALEIDOSCOOP TO CARRÉ

4 OCTOBER 2018 EXCLUSIVELY IN CARRÉ Read more

WENDE WINS THE ANNIE M.G. SCHMIDT PRIZE

Wende was awarded the Annie M. G. Schmidt Prize for her song ‘Voor Alles’, presented in the Theater Bellevue. Read more

02.03.2018Wende – MENS Out now!

Wende - MENS Out now!

Order online: wende.nu/en/store
Or listen on iTunes: https://apple.co/2oHeOGh & Spotify: http://spoti.fi/2owkvYj Read more

WENDE RELEASES ENTIRELY DUTCH LANGUAGE ALBUM ‘MENS’

On March 2 WENDE presents her new album ‘MENS’, an album entirely in Dutch. On ‘Mens’, songs from Wende’s successful 2017 theatre production of the same name are further developed musically, allowing her confronting lyrics and daring electronic sounds to appear richer and more urgent than ever. This album is the starting point for a tour throughout pop stages, festivals and selected theatres – including an exclusive reprise of MENS on May 17, 18 and 19 in the Royal Carré Theatre, where Wende is this year’s Artist in Residence. her album is distributed by [PIAS]. Read more

After the roaring success of her new production MENS and the overwhelming demand for tickets, Wende will reprise her tour in November 2017 throughout the Netherlands and Belgium. Ticket sales for this autumn tour open today.

MENS premiered on March 2, to a full hall in Paradiso. After a stream of rave reviews, the rest of the tour – which runs until May – sold out in no time. The new tour will begin on October 31, and ends with a grand finale in Paradiso on November 25.

14.03.2017VRIJ ME

On March, 2nd. WENDE SINGS MENS premiered at Paradiso – Amsterdam.
Herewith the press quotes of the newspapers:

De Volkskrant | “Her vulnerability fits perfectly into this show, with music and audio visual technology of world class. With Wende there is no escape. “

NRC | “A singing Wende tops all the rest.”

Telegraaf | “A top class night.”

Parool |” … with its theatre programme, probing songs and beautiful lyrics Wende Snijders offers perspective to every wandering soul.” Read more