In 2011, the province of Antwerp bought the former Studio Herman Teirlinck building. Villanella was granted tenure of the building, once a bank and a hotel, and renamed it DE Studio, a stage for young audiences and a centre for young talent. High-quality productions for children are programmed every week. Among others, Villanella, Theater FroeFroe, Laika, Zonzo Compagnie, Tuning People, Theater Artemis and Theater De Spiegel create and play shows here for families and schools. But there’s more. Just like Villanella, DE Studio is a house with many rooms. So there is also room for literature, dance, new media, film, concerts, debates and parties.
DE Studio is above all an Antwerp centre for young talent. In the building, Villanella organises festivals such as Krachtvoer, Grafixx, Villanova and Leave Us At Dawn, and workshops and masterclasses for young creative people from different artistic disciplines.