PAUL BINNERTS (b. 1938), international theater director, author, playwright, acting teacher, novelist and publicist on theater since 1968, renowned expert on the ‘epic theater’ of Bertolt Brecht, presently lives and works in New York and Amsterdam, together with his wife, director and acting teacher Nancy Gabor.
Paul Binnerts has developed ‘Real-time acting’ for the post modern theatre as a new convention and acting technique. His book Acting in Real Time is a translation of the original Dutch book, and is also published in German (see Book Page).
Paul has been the Artistic director for three theater groups: Schlicksupp teatertrupp, Frankfurt am Main (1979-1985); Southern Comfort, Amsterdam (1986-2014); The Elephant Brigade, New York (2007) and is the author of over twenty plays – first original play produced in New York: Lost & Found, directed by Nancy Gabor, Westbeth Home of the Arts, New York, 2013.
Teaching credits include theater schools in The Netherlands, Germany and the US (Princeton University and New York University/Tisch/ITW), and international acting/directing workshops.
Author of several novels and short stories, all published in Dutch.
SPRING WORKSHOPS together with Nancy Gabor in:
NEW YORK (March 13-15), LA (April 10-13). PORTLAND (April 17-19)