Since the beginning of March, Marc Pil, is officialy the new business director of the Jakop Ahlbom Company. Together with Ahlbom, he forms the management of the company and has taken the responsibility for the business management of the organization, which is rapidly growing due to the artistic success. This position has been filled by Michiel Nannen since the company has been on its own feet on an interim basis.

Business director with (inter) national ambitions
Jakop Ahlbom has deliberately made the choice to shape the artistic and business ambitions in 2018 within a completely independent organization. The new business director will focus on expanding the international network and strengthening the national position. Jakop Ahlbom Company works together with SENF Theaterpartners ( for the sale of its performances in season 18/19. This autumn we will start making the new show, ‘Le Bal’, which will premiere in March 2019 in Theater de Meervaart.

About Marc Pil
Marc Pil (1979) has been working in the performing arts and museums since studying business administration at the University of Twente. As an independent consultant, he was involved with VSBfonds, the Dordrechts Museum and Gelders Erfgoed. In addition, from 2007 to 2016, he held the business directorship of the Amsterdam Kleinkunst Festival and since 2016 has been the business leader of Over het IJ Festival. In addition, he taught at the Reinwardt Academy of the Amsterdam School of the Arts and was involved in various international projects, including as a partner at the Academy for Culture Management.