If there was a prize for flanders’ most productive and versatile artist, Pieter Embrechts would have defenitly won it multiple times. Pieter has developed his all around skills with help of the master himself, Jan Decleir. This multi-talented actor finds his way in not only television, theater and movies but has also proved to be an excellent writer and Director for big theater and TV-prodcutions such as W@=d@, Mijn sport is top on KETNET, Het PeulenGaleis, De Smaak van De Keyser, Mag ik u kussen on EEN, TV presenter and co-contributor for Man Over Woord on CANVAS. You name it, Pieter does it all.
He played with large theater companies in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium and he spent years at home in HETPALEIS where he made various performances with, among others, De kakkewieten and his well known fellow actor Dimitri Leue. Not only is Pieter an actor but he is also a great musician. He wrote the music performance Sunjata in 2007, which has won three major musical prizes, including the one for 'Best inner content' for Pieter's writings.
In 2009 Pieter edited Sunjata into a beautifull sound spectacle for children accompanied by a illustrated childrens book, which was also made into a television program on KETNET
In 2015 Pieter played “Ramon” in the big Santa Claus movie by Hugo Matthijsen and Stijn Coninckx. Pieters voice has also been used in many animated movies such as : Tarzan, Flushed Away, Ice Age, Kung Fu Panda and many more,..
There is no doubt that music is his biggest passion. wich is no surprise as he is also a singer and songwriter in bands like ; El Tattoo Del Tigre en The New Radio Kings. , he released five albums and toured abroad.
After he realeased his Dutch album “Maanzin” in 2004 , Writing songs in Dutch has never really stopped. At the request of Radio 1 he wrote "Kleur in E-mineur" and “Een nieuw lied".
In addition, Pieter writes many songs for charity organisations that are important for him, such as UNICEF, WWF, Kom op tegen kanker and Fairtrade Belgium, for which Pieter has been an ambassador for years. For Ringland he made the Ringlandsong that he recorded with : Styrofoam, Bart Peeters, Marcel Vanthilt and Slongs Dievanongs , The song got 70.000 views on Youtube in less than a week.
But between all that, Pieter also likes to make time for his own projects. In 2014 he toured with Apenbloed and Angelsong, a performance with new Dutch songs, with great success. his latest double album. Onderwoud, is available in record stores since February 2016.