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 TO BREAK-THE WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY Robbert&Frank/Frank&Robbert THIRD EYE, COACHING 2014

Artistic team arts centre CAMPO 1212

chocolate- Шоколаде (DANCE) Directed 2011

DIALOGUE DANCE Kostroma Russia Sasha Frolov en Anna Sheklein

Girl X, Glasgow Scotland National Theatre of Scotland Winter 2010- 2011

FML Cork, Cork Ireland. Conceived, directed, text. Cork midsummer festival Summer 2010

Out Of Order, Cork Ireland. Conceived, directed Workshop Campo/ Cork Midsummer Festival. 2009

Part of the Weekend Never Dies Soulwax . camera. 2008

René: Conceived, directed, text (co Paul Mennens) Designer Theatre exhibition October Koen Van den Broek


Campo Co production Muhka.

Aalst remake Scotland. Conceived, directed and designer. Theater 2007 National Theatre of Scotland.

Nachtschade / Nightshade / Belladonne / Nachtschatten general direction, video & setdesign. Theater 2006 Victoria

Oh Boy /supporting artist/ Scenografie Dance, 2006 Victoria.

Aalst Conceived, directed, texst (co Dimitri Verhulst) and designer Theater 2005 Victoria

Looking for Alfred : Castings (B) Film, 2005, Johan Grimonprez

White Star: Scenografie Theater, 2004, Victoria

Cutuurprijzen 2004 Directed / Scenografie / Concept Evenement 2004 Vlaamse Gemeenschap

Le Salon: Scenografie Theater, 2004, Peeping Tom

Steve+Sky: Art Director Film, 2004, Menuet

The Making Of: Director (co. Lies Pauwels) Video, 2004, Kulturhuset Stockholm

Wayn Wash I: Maria Dolores : Scenografie Theater, 2004, Wayn Traub

Bonjour Maman: Directed (co. Felix van Groeningen) Kortfilm, 2002, Kung Fu

Moeder en Kind (Remake) : Scenografie Theater, 2002, Kompas / Victoria

Snack Bar Tragedy : Scenografie Theater, 2002, Victoria

Kung Fu - Discothèque : Regie Theater, 2001, Kung Fu

The Ride : Regie Evenement / Brugge 2002 Culturele Hoofdstad

Le Jardin : Scenografie Theater, 2001, Peeping Tom

Kung Fu -Best Of : Regie Theater, 2000, Victoria / Kung Fu

Limbus Patrum : Scenografie Theater, 2000, Victoria / Latrinité

Wayn Storm : Scenografie Theater, 1999, Wayn Traub / Victoria

Iets op Bach : Scenografie Theater/Dans, 1998, Les Ballets C de la B A. Platel.

Bernadetje : Scenografie Theater, 1997, Victoria Platel/Sierens

Napels : Scenografie Theater, 1996, Arne Sierens / Johan Dehollander

Moeder en Kind : Scenografie Theater, 1994, Platel/Sierens


  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.