Karen is a fulltime actress, dancer and singer. Karen followed acting trainings at Theatre School De Trap in Amsterdam and the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in New York. During and after her acting studies she worked on several national and international films, theatre productions, TV Series, TV commercials and company films.


You can watch a showreel of Karen’s work in film so far below.

In 2018 Karen worked on the scene below, based on the scenario “Deep” by Tamara Bos.
The scene is directed by Wessel van Wanrooij of Wes’ Side Stories.


Karen is currently in the pre-production fase of her own play.

In the fall of 2013 Karen organized a staged reading of the play “Educating Rita” by Willy Russel in Brooklyn, New York and took on the role of Rita White. In 2014 she took on the leading role of Rita White in “Educating Rita” again, but this time in her hometown, Amsterdam. Below you can watch a few clips form the play.


As of May, 2018 Karen is the new Spokesperson for Trivago The Netherlands & Belgium.

You can watch a compilation of the commercials Karen has worked on below.