Originally from New York City, Adrienne Altenhaus’ creative career has ranged from dancing, choreography, acting and making super 8 films and videos. In the 1980’s, she shared a dance company with Betsy Hulton in NYC, in addition to performing in the works of numerous choreographers, directors and filmmakers. Her own films/videos have been screened in the United States and Europe.
Since moving to Europe in the 90’s, Altenhaus has worked with an array of great and interesting artists including Veronique Delmelle, Luk Mishalle, Fabian Galama, Peter Kho Sien Kee, Liat Magnezy, Walter Verdin and Guy Cassiers. She has worked for the organizations of Vloeistof, Maten, Lod, Laika, Dansateliers, KVS, Toneelhuis, Beurschowburg, Limelight, etc. creating work, making videos and acting as dramaturge to young artists. In 2010, she travelled with her video-camera to Kinshasa and Guangzho in the project Brave New Worlds for the KVS, Brussels. in 2011 she made videos for the project “Taule de Dames” with Veronique DelMelle for performances in prisons in Belgium. in 2012 she is creating a series of short videos of “the making of ‘the Ring’ at La Scala”, shown on the Antwerpen television channel, atv, and on the websites of Toneelhuis and Cobra.be.