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Writing coach - creative writing, playwriting, papers

As a writer (mainly playwriting, but also songs, columns and essays) I'm very interested in helping you either to start writing, or to better your writing.
We'll work mostly by practicing and discussing your work. If you prefer to zoom in on theoretics, I'm happy to guide you in that as well.

I'm a professional playwriter and dramaturg (and studied at LUCA School of Arts with Nico Boon, Freek Mariën and Nathan Vecht). I previously taught playwriting in different groups (CREA, Buitenkunst) and work as a scriptadvisor for professional theatre makers. Besides that, I often help people in writing resumes, papers and thesis papers.

Location

At teacher's location: Riddersstraat, Leuven, Belgium
At student's location: Around Leuven, Belgium
Online via webcam

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Skills:

Age:

Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)

Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Duration:

45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, Dutch

About Me

Hi, I`m Sietse. I`m from the Netherlands and have been living in Belgium for over 5 years now.
Besides working as an actress, singer and theatremaker, I really enjoy teaching! I especially enjoy working as a personal coach together to reach you goals.
For me teaching is not a side-job beside my artistic carreer (nor it is the other way around) I always strife to combine the two, since, in my experience, they inspire each other immensly.
As a teacher I`m patient, friendly and I love to add some humor to the classes. However, I`m very ambitious and driven. Furthermore: creating a safe environment is fundamental.

Education

Bachelor in Music (musical theatre - Conservatory of Haarlem)
Bachelor in Drama (LUCA School of Arts)
Master in Drama (LUCA School of Arts)
Different workshops and courses (like EVTS)

Experience / Qualifications

8 years of teaching experience (acting and singing classes) for both groups as well as individual coaching. Both children and adults.
If you feel like you are struggling in life, find it hard to communicate or have the feeling to be 'stuck' in a situation or negative emotion, it might be helpful to talk to a life coach. We will focus on your personal needs and goals and together we will define the struggles you face in reaching them. It all focuses on who you are, what you want to achieve and what skills you poses and how to imply them. However, if you feel like you are suffering from a mental health problem (such as depression or burn-out) I would encourage you to visit a therapist. When you are doubting whether or not you need this, or are on a waiting list for therapy, feel free to contact me.
I help you in finding confidence in singing by focussing not only on the technique of singing but also on the ´story` you are telling with the song. Being experienced in both musical theatre and acting, I love combining these two when helping you achieve your goals. I am an all-round teacher, but most of my training is in musical theatre.
Wether you want to learn how to speak Dutch or improve your grades in school, you’ll be able to work on that and better yourself! Besides being a native speaker, I have been tutoring Dutch for native speakers in special individual trainingsessions for exams. I also am a playwrighter who writes in Dutch, so if you’re looking for a creative outlet, we can definetly explore that!
I specialize in coaching individuals in how to present themselves on stage or before a group. My goal is to focus on your own specific goals and help you develop your skills. Whether you are a amateur actor, a singer or you need to speak in public for work, I can help you better yourself and gain confidence! We work on different levels: analyzing the text, performing, body and voice. I have a background in singing and acting and have been working as a teacher, coach and director for 8 years.

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