Maaike Strengholt is a creative and cultural programmer and producer for festivals, theatre and Amsterdam nightlife. She is also a clothing and props designer for photography, film and theatre. She studied at the Design Academy in Eindhoven.
After graduating at the Design Academy in Eindhoven, she and her twin sister started Deux d'Amsterdam, creating high-profile performances, and designing the appropriate costumes and props. One of the highlights was the installation for fabric manufacturer Vlisco at the World Expo in Shanghai.