Ernst Van Looy

Monsieur Firmin

Ernst-Van-Looy

Training: Graduated from the ‘Koninklijk Vlaams Muziekconservatorium Antwerpen’ (Royal Flemish Music Conservatory- Antwerp)

Professional Experience: From 1979 till 1990 attended the Koninklijke Vlaamse Opera in Antwerp and the Opera voor Vlaanderen in Antwerp and Ghent, where he performed in several famous operas, operettas and musicals.

1991-1999, Koninklijk Ballet van Vlaanderen (Dep. Musical) and performed in Anatevka (Mordcha), Dear Fox (Belijn De Ram), Jesus Christ Superstar (Kajafas), Hello Dolly, Man of La Mancha (alternate Sancho-Pedro), Chess (Molokov), Sacco & Vanzetti (Governor Füller), The Sound of Music (Max Dettweiler), Jekyll & Hyde (General Lord Glossop), The King and I (Kralahome).

1998-1999, Studio 100, Cinderella (Lode de Bode + father of Cinderella), The Wizard of Oz (alternate Henry, gatekeeper and Jake the Lion)

1999-2000, Music Hall, The Phantom of the Opera (Monsieur Firmin)

2000-2001, Koninklijk Ballet van Vlaanderen (Dep. Musical), The Hired Man; 2001 Studio 100, Robin Hood (King Richard); 2001-2002, Tabas & C° Kuifje, De Zonnetempel (Prof. Bergamot), Tintin, Le Temple Du Soleil (Prof. Bergamot)

2002-2004, Stage Holding Stuttgart Das Phantom der Oper (Monsieur Firmin); 2005-2007 Stage Holding Essen, Das Phantom der Oper (Monsieur Firmin); 2008-2009, Music Hall De Circusbaron (Ringmeester); 2009-2010, Vlaams Muziektheater, Die Fledermaus (Direktor Frank); 2010-2011, Studio 100 K3 Theatershow (Professor Schwarzwald); 2011-2012

VTM Productions, Musical Domino; Music Hall, Fiddler on the Roof (Mordcha – alternate Lazar Wolf); 2013, Vlaams Muziektheater, Weissem Rössl (Giesecke)