Bram de Beul

Artistic director of the Vilja Duo – Choreographer – Dancer

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Bram graduated from university in Leuven(Belgium) as Master in Movement Science. During his studies healready discovered that his passion lay more with dancing than with science and sports and he soon started working as a dance teacher with various schools and workshops in Belgium.

In this period he discovered his love for performing and decided to take a chance and to become a performing artist. After a successful audition he started his studies at the jazz and musical dance department of the “Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten” in the Netherlands. This really opened his eyes to the wonderful world of being a professional performing artist and soon he started auditioning.

Since then Bram had danced with several dance companies such as Bruce Taylor’s Choreonyx in Paris, Ballet actuel in Toulouse and Landestheater Linz in Austria(where he performed as Mercutio in Romeo and Julliet and as main soloist in the new opera creation Spuren Der Verirrten by Philip Glass).
He was on stage in many opera’s such as Platée, Les Troyens, Akhnaten, Peter Grimes, Onegin with the Dutch national opera(the Netherlands), Flemish opera(Belgium), English national opera(UK), Deutsche oper Berlin(Germany) and Opera de Oviedo(Spain).
As a musical performer he was in the Roman Polanski musical “Tanz der Vampire”(Antwerp, Belgium) , “Hello Dolly”(Bad Ischl, Austria) and “My fair lady”(Bad Ischl, Austria).
In the more commercial circuit Bram was touring with the fastest illusionist in the world: Hans Klok, in his production “Circus Hurricane”. He was in ShowballetImperio(as dancer and later as dance captain) on board of the cruise ships MS Deutschland and MS Europa.
Apart from his work in big productions Bram is also very active as dancer in various smaller productions, theatre pieces, videoclips (Ded’s it, BBC,..), operetta’s, …

As a choreographer Bram choreographed the operettas “Der Graf von Luxemburg”, “Im Weissen Rössl”, “Die Lustige Witwe” and “Op de purp’ren hei“ for Vlaams Muziek Theater. He also choreographed several concerts and galas for the same company.
Bram also choreographed all of the acts for Vilja Duo.