Pol Heyvaert

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Pol Heyvaert is a Belgian stage director and designer with long-standing ties to the Ghent-based theatre company Victoria.

Pol Heyvaert has a long-standing relationship with Victoria.[1] He was the stage designer for several of their productions including: Moeder en Kind (Alain Platel & Arne Sierens; 1994); Bernadetje (Alain Platel & Arne Sierens; 1997); Dansé Donsé Dan Dan (Latrinité; 1995), Auri Sacra Fames (Latrinité; 1997); Limbus Patrum (Latrinité; 2000), Wayn Storm Carmen Story and Mise-en-Traub V (Wayn Traub;2001); Snack Bar Tragedy (Christophe Frick; 2002) and White Star (Lies Pauwels; 2004).

Pol Heyvaert also founded the Kung Fu collective together with Felix van Groeningen, where he directed Best Of and Discothèque. He has also worked as stage designer for Les Ballets C de la B, notably for Alain Platel’s iets Op Bach (1998), and for Nieuwpoorttheater with De 10des (1994), Napels (1996), Radio Carmen (1996) and Flippers (1996).

In 2001, he collaborated with Felix van Groeningen again on the Kung Fu short film Bonjour Maman and as a production designer for the feature film Steve + Sky.

Supporting artist For Oh Boy. In 2006

Artistic director in looking for Alfred from [Johan Grimonprez] 2005.

Directed Aalst (play) Conceived, directed and designed texts by Pol Heyvaert and Dimitri Verhulst[2] English translation by Duncan McLean National Theatre of Scotland production Original version Victoria 2005 Scottish version 2007, production at the Sydney Festival 2008[3]

Directed, stage design and video Nightshade

A Victoria production,.

directed, wrote René. (co-text Paul Mennens)

A Campo production Coproductie: Theater Antigone & MUHKA


  1. ^ Brennan, Mary (30 September 1999). "Time to lend us an ear". The Herald. Retrieved 5 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Koenig, Rhoda (23 April 2007). "Aalst, Soho Theatre, London". The Independent. Retrieved 5 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Dramatic airing for courtroom horrors". The Australian. 21 January 2008. Retrieved 5 July 2010.