Marijn de Langen

Marijn de Langen

DAS Research

Associate Researcher
Embodied Knowledge in Theatre and Dance

Dr. Marijn de Langen is coordinator of the research group Embodied Knowledge in Theater and Dance. The Embodied Knowledge in Theatre and Dance research group was founded in 2019 by theater scholar and ATD lecturer Marijn de Langen, in the context of her postdoc research The past bubbles around us: Mime Archives in the public realm (a two-year research project funded by the Dutch Taskforce for Applied Research SIA, and supported within the AHK by DAS Research/Mime Study Programme. For more information see:

Since 1 September of this year Marijn de Langen has joined the core team of DAS Research. In addition to leading the Embodied Knowledge research group, Marijn is working in collaboration with lecturer Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca and the DAS Research team to strengthen the research infrastructure of the ATD, particularly in the area of research in the bachelor programs (including through the open call for research projects). She is also working on her own research: in line with her recent postdoc project, she is currently working towards a culmination of an extensive historical research project on Dutch Mime. The dates have yet to be confirmed, but in May or September 2022 her publication on Dutch mime will be published by Amsterdam University Press / DAS Publishing (350 pages, 250 illustrations), in both English and Dutch language versions. This publication will be celebrated with a symposium at the ATD on the unique tradition of Mime in the Netherlands, in collaboration with the field and various national and international partners.

Dutch Mime: a distinct mode of thought in theatre practice, PhD Utrecht University, 2017
'Turning, Turning. Theory is Movement' in Theory II Art II Practices. Marijn de Langen en Peter Sonderen, red. Arnhem: 2017 ArtEZ Press, 157-180
Het is / It is: Negen ontmoetingen tussen theatermakers. Samenstelling en redactie. Amsterdam: 2016 de Nieuwe Toneelbibliotheek


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