about

Comedy Club Haug

Comedy Club Haug is an initiative of Marcel Haug. A start-up with over twenty years of experience at home and abroad in the field of comedy. He is one of the driving forces behind the success of The Comedy Factory and Raymann is Laat, taped in Rotterdam. Haug has booked over 400 comedians for late night TV shows. He was a pioneer in bringing great artist to The Netherlands such as: Jimmy Carr, Doug Stanhope, Bill Burr, Kevin Hart and Zach Galifianakis. He also organizes many other comedy shows in the country, including The Stand-Up Club since 2007. For festivals such as Lowlands he was promotor for comedians and artistic director of the International Comedy Festival Rotterdam. For the prestigious comedy/cabaret Cameretten Festival he was a jury member / chairman in the years that Daniel Arends and Patrick Laureij won.

The club is managed bij Haug and his partner Debbie van Polanen.

Artistiek leider
Marcel Haug

Talent coach
Wilhelmer van Efferink

Wilhelmer van Efferink (Nijmegen 1985) studeerde in 2010 af aan de HKU als acteur/theatermaker. Na zijn afstuderen regisseerde hij verschillende voorstellingen die te zien waren in de theaters en op verschillende grote festivals zoals Oerol Festival, Festival Boulevard en Over ’t ij Festival. Wilhelmer van Efferink is sinds 2017 artistiek leider en huisregisseur van het komedie theatergezelschap Boesjans. Naast zijn eigen theaterwerk regisseert Wilhelmer verschillende cabaretiers en comedians (Lucky Fonz III, Kiki Schippers, Tim Hartog, Felix Heezemans e.a.).

Wilhelmer is aangesteld als talent coach. Hij coached onze ‘regulars’ vanuit zijn expertise op inhoudelijk vlak.