Before I share the news that I got cast in yet another play reading, I would like to say that it was exactly one year ago that I got my O1 artist visa. The best thing that ever happened to me! Without it I wouldn’t have had the life that I’m living now with all those wonderful people in it. Thank you to all who have contributed to my visa application. It was totally worth all the work and the long wait!
This year I am looking forward to continuing telling new stories by talented playwrights, with great directors and at the side of wonderful actors.
I am starting rehearsals tomorrow! I got cast in a play reading as part of the International Human Rights Art Festival, at 5 pm, March 4, 2017 in the Dixon Place theater: http://dixonplace.org/performances/duck/
“Duck” is written by Tom Block. Please come and check this play about a former CIA operative out!
Broadway World about the International Human Rights Art Festival!
What a pleasure to work with these talented and wonderful people: photographer Metin Oner and makeup artist Jeiris Ferrer! Thank you so much for the fun and very productive shoot that we had. We shot outdoors near Union Square, Manhattan. I am very happy with the results!
Getting ready for the first rehearsal of the staged reading of Sam Graber’s new play “Shooter”. The play is about the very sensitivity and heavy subject of school shooter-massacres. The well-written play gives me chills and very mixed feelings. I am playing the role of county attorney Theresa. The staged reading will be on January 8th at 6pm and is free and open to the public. Please find the link with more info here.
I just found out that I not only booked my first US commercial (Jane Iredale makeup), that I’m going to shoot tomorrow,…but I also booked my first role in an American TV series (Mysteries at the Museum)! I’ll be shooting that later this week. Life’s crazy exciting! And all of that is happening in between the rehearsals for the Radiotheatre show that premieres next week! I have hardly time to sleep. But who needs sleep with the adrenaline rushing through your veins?!!! #AnnemarieHagenaarsActress
Special Christmas shows: Singer-songwriter Paulo Coelho and Actress Annemarie Hagenaars are both performing on Tuesday December 20th and Wednesday December 28th.
Yesterday I sent out a Newsletter into the world. Please click here for the online version.
On Tuesday December 20th at 8:00pm Annemarie’s new show with Radiotheatre premieres at St. John’s Sanctuary on 81 Christopher street. She is on stage just minutes away from The Bitter End on Bleecker Street. We are thrilled to announce the serendipitous event that Paulo sings in the Bitter End on the same night right after the premiere. It is a fantastic opportunity to see us both perform.
The Radiotheatre show runs until about 9:20pm and then it’s only a short walk over to the Bitter End where Paulo starts at 10:30pm. If you can’t attend on the 20th you will have another chance on December 28th where once again we will both be performing on the same night.
We are looking forward to seeing you!
I just got home from Alan Gordon’s Meisner Technique class and I found this news waiting for me! A letter from SAG-AFTRA, the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, congratulating me that I am now eligible to join the Union! This is a very good step in my US acting career! I am very excited! Yay!!!
I am excited to announce that I am starting rehearsals next week for the new Radiotheatre show Ghosts of Christmas Past. We will be performing:
December 20th till January 7th, 8pm at St. John’s Sanctuary, 81 Christopher Street and 7th Avenue.
Tickets are on sale now for $24. Our last show was mentioned in the New York Times. So please don’t miss this opportunity and come, see and hear us in the Lutheran Church! I am looking forward to seeing you in this special theater.
Yesterday I was thrilled to attend the 35th Annual Peter Stuyvesant Ball. Margje Haverkamp invited me to this elegant Dutch Gala organized by The Netherland-America Foundation. It was a tremendous opportunity to meet inspirational Dutch people from all over the world, with a great variety of backgrounds. All flew in to be together in New York and celebrate our Dutch-American heritage and friendship at the chic Plaza Hotel. I was delighted to find out how many of these wonderful people I had already met at events of The Netherland Club of New York.
The Peter Stuyvesant Ball was attended by the crème de la crème of Dutch society. The patrons Her Royal Highness Princess Magriet of the Netherlands, and her husband, Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven, opened the ball with their entrance and their opening dance. This official opening included a performance of both national anthems by The Amsterdam Pasta Divas. The Mayor of The Hague, Mr. Jozias van Aartsen was there, amongst CEOs of big Dutch international companies, such as KLM and Heineken that support the NAF. I also spoke with the new Consul-General of The Netherlands Consulate in New York: Dolph Hogewoning and his wonderful wife Anne-Marth. I had already met them earlier this week at the afterparty borrel of the Nederlands Dans Theater show in New York City Center.
It was such an honor to be part of this very exclusive Peter Stuyvesant Ball at the Plaza Hotel in New York. Thank you very much, Margje, for your invitation!
What a beautiful life it is in New York City, and I am grateful to be part of the Dutch community here. You too make me feel at home in this city. Thank you my Dutch New York friends!
It is a Dutch week indeed with Nederlands Dans Theater, The Peter Stuyvesant Ball, and tonight I – as a Dutch Young Professional member of The Netherland Club of New York – have been invited by Jozias van Aartsen, together with the Directors of Royal Conservatoire The Hague and The Juilliard School, to a special musical performance at Alice Tully Hall. I am very much looking forward to my first time at the beautiful Lincoln Center.
The last couple of weeks, I have been working with Paulo Coelho on my voice over page. Besides the Scandinavian and Russian voice over jobs that I booked, I also booked a couple of roles that required an accent, such as a Yiiddish accent and a German accent. Also, I have been working with Radiotheatre NYC, a job where sounds (voice + music) play the most important role in the performances. I am constantly working on my different accents and I am trying out new things, so that I soon can add new accents to my page. Here you’ll find the first few results: www.annemariehagenaars.nl/voice-over/
After shooting together for a few days, photographer Metin Oner and I are proud to present some of the results on our websites. Click here for his website!