Lisenka Heijboer is a young stage director and has been Lotte de Beers assistant and co-director for the last three years now. Apart from working for De Beer she has been assistant director to Pierre Audi, Laurent Pelly, Krzysztof Warlikowski and Monique Wagemakers. She co-directed Traviata Remixed at the Grachtenfestival and the Kammeroper as well as a new opera, Caliban at the Opera Forward Festival in 2017. Heijboer staged Die Sieben Todsünden in Paradiso and half a year later she directed L
a Voix Humaine at the Concertgebouw. She is currently working on her on staging of Zauberflote under Construction, an Operafront project on sexism and is preparing a performance on Orfeo for the NJO Muziekzomer and the Grachtenfestival Amsterdam with Peter Leung and Pieter van Loenen. Next season she will be assisting Pierre Audi on Aus Licht for the Holland Festival 2019.