opening hours:

Th - Su 12.00-17.00. Also by appointment. Free entry.

Energieplein 69
2031 TC Haarlem

+31 (0)23 54 51 581
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Theatergroep LAVA

tgLAVA is a Haarlem (NL) based new writing theatre company which specialises in creating site-specific, musical theatre. Jiske Gunkel, Marije Scheerder and Liesbeth Rood are particularly interested in making work in places which the public don’t often get into, the sorts of places that you might pass by everyday without actually noticing.

Places which have interesting features, histories and former uses, perhaps layered with recollections and associations which are on the brink of slipping from living memory. Or places that are at the end of one use and not quite ready for the next.

Our projects invite people to explore a particular place of interest in a mediated way; weaving together its stories – real and imagined – to make accessible this neglected or forgotten space and encourage people to examine it in a new light.





Design & illustration

Sim Kaart

Illustrator / Animator

Johan Klungel


Sign Language lessons

Youri Alvites

Portrait photography

Nienke Veneboer

Anne Mul

Cartoonist, animator, schilder

Janek Koza

Bolten Vioolbouw

Product designer

Ana López Santacruz

Illustration & Graphic design

Marina Domínguez

Engineer and producer

Sietse Damen


Marianne Lammersen


Theatergroep LAVA

Journalist & designer

Chris Muyres

Vagabond and Itinerant Cyborg

James Babbitt

programmer, composer & designer

Jaromir Mulders


Meli Kuhn

visual artist

Beth Namenwirth

Graphic Design

Brr Brr

Anne Mul


Jan Kuhlemeier


Gosse van der Leij

Artist and Researcher

Saskia Burggraaf

Design & concept

Buro Blikgoed

Illustrator & cartoonist


Judith Pool

Lex van der Meij


Noortje Boer