Marc Krone is a versatile director of opera, operetta, and musical theatre. His work includes productions such as Aïda, Les pêcheurs de perles, Die stumme Serenade, Wie is Loesje?, Die lustige Witwe, Die Fledermaus, Der Zigeunerbaron, Der Freischütz, Jerusalem, Dialogues des Carmelites, West Side Story, La tragédie de Carmen, Pagliacci, Fingal, and Bonifatius the Musical. He staged the first two operas ever written in the Dutch language: Ceres, Bacchus en Venus and De triomferende min.
As a director he is best known for his work in the lyric and musical theatre. He has worked with companies such as the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Netherlands Wind Ensemble, Opera Zuid, The Charkov State Ballet, the Drama Theater of Cherkasy, the Varna State Opera, Brisk Recorder Quartet, Carré and Camerata Trajectina.
His work as director was preceded by an extensive acting career that started in New York. He studied with Stella Adler and worked for five years as an actor in works by Shakespeare, Molière and Tennessee Williams. After returning to the Netherlands he appeared in a myriad of parts for television, theatre and opera and was a long-standing member of the (in)famous ‘Werkteater’, where he was responsible, as an actor and a director, for more than thirty productions. From the mid 90s on he focused mainly on musical theatre and starred in productions such as Hoera we zijn normaal, Titanic, Company, Merrily We Roll Along and The Three Musketeers.
He is a teacher of drama and interpretation at institutes in the Netherlands and abroad.