About Finn den Hertog
Finn den Hertog works as a director, writer and actor. He trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, graduating in 2007.
His previous work for National Theatre of Scotland includes The Enemy by Kieran Hurley (after Henrik Ibsen), which was NTS’s first live touring production since March 2020 and short-film Wednesday by Tena Štivičić, as part of Scenes for Survival.
Other recent directing work has included re-opening Dundee Rep with Wings Around Dundee by John McCann; the audio-theatre podcast series Earwig (Tron Theatre) created with sound-designer Danny Krass; The Afflicted (groupwork); Square Go (Francesca Moody Productions) - which played two sold out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and a run at 59E59 in New York; Escaped Alone (Royal Lyceum Theatre/Luminate Festival); TBC TV - a collaboration with designer Chloe Lamford at Somerset House Studios; Men In Blue, Ten New Messages (Young Vic); Light Boxes (Grid Iron).
His company groupwork - which he runs with choreographer Vicki Manderson and video designer Lewis den Hertog - are currently under commission from Imaginate Festival to rework their award-winning 2019 show The Afflicted for young audiences.
As an associate director he has worked for such companies as the National Theatre and Young Vic, as well as in the West End and at St Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn. He regularly works as a guest lecturer, director and mentor at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and as a guest director on the MSc Playwriting at Edinburgh University.
He lives in Glasgow with his partner and their young son.