Wouter Popma
Amsterdam / NL
drumming, entertaining, singing, acting, dancing

Hobby drummer since 1975, semi-professional drummer since 1984, professional drummer since 1997 [with Chamber of Commerce], in various bands, groups, acts, companies, in various styles. Completed study at Sweelinck Conservatory in 1994, study Percussion Improvising Musician, Diploma Teaching Musician and Performing Musician. Extensive experience with performances [3000+] with groups/ acts on very diverse occasions/ circuits, regularly also as a multidisciplinary collaboration with actors/ jugglers/ stilt walkers/ acrobats/ comedians. Followed regular directing workshops for overall performance improvement [mutually and personally], presentation, acting, dancing, singing, improvising, interacting with the audience. Percussionist/singer/frontman at FUNFARE, since 2002, an acoustic mobile theatrical band, with comedic appearance, choreographies and an overall feel-good atmosphere, performances in many circuits. 2018/2019- Soloist-actor/dancer at amateur/semi-professional opera-theatre association NAASTCARRE, experimental performances by unknown musicians. World music, jazz, chansons, improvisations, classical music, film music and opera. February 2019: 3 performances in this association in the character of Yanis Varoufakis, the former Greek finance minister, in 2015. Scripted text, in English, with a Greek accent. 2019 - new series of acting lessons, group, at ActeerAcademieAmsterdam.

remarks
ditto: music, humour, theatre, theatre, text, improvisation

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experience

singer / artist (main profession)
teacher music
actor (male)
screenwriting - comedy
screenwriting - dialogue
dancer

Wouter Popma
Amsterdam / NL
drumming, entertaining, singing, acting, dancing