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Designer Mirjam Grote Gansey has realised a great number of theatre- opera- dance-, film- and televisionproductions. She designed the sets and costumes for classical theatre-repertory such as Racine's Phèdre and Andromaque, Ibsen's When we dead awaken, The lady from the sea and Ghosts, The Cherryorchard and The three sisters by Tjechov, and the famous Dutch play Gysbrecht van Aemstel by Vondel.  But also for modern repertory such as Big and Small by Botho Strauss and great number of other contemporary productions. She designed for main dance companies in the Netherlands and worked as  an art-director for well known  films in Holland and Belgium.

She designed set and costumes for many operas : Orfeo ed Euridice (von Gluck) for De Nederlandse Opera. Mahagonny (Weill), Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner), Rusalka (Dvorak), Creon (Huub Kerstens), Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy) and several others.

She designed great opening shows, as well as theatrical artworks, installations and interiors. At the prestigious Quadrennial in Prague Mirjam Grote Gansey won the gold medal for the best individual designer. She was praised for the depth, clarity and variety of her work.

Besides designing she taught and teaches scenography at several art academies in the Netherlands and abroad. Also she taught scenography on MFA masterlevel at the Frank Mohr Institute  Groningen. She is a board member of several theatrical organisations and a member of various artistic commitees including opera production houses, she hosts several scenographic initiatives in the Netherlands, co-founded scenographical platforms and has organised International Scenographic Symposia with the Dutch Theatre Institute.She is chair of the supervisory board of the Platform Scenography.