Sanne Den Besten

Sanne Den Besten


Sanne studied musical theatre at the Conservatoire Codarts in Rotterdam. During her third year she left early to make her professional debut in the Dutch tour of Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’, were she understudied Ariel. She was next cast in Alexandre Singh’s ‘The Humans’ performing in New York, Rotterdam and on Festival D’Avignon. Last year she wrapped Dutch television show 'Like ADAM' which follows the fictional lives of the members of the band ADAM. Sanne made her West End debut in 'Les Miserables' as Ensemble/cover Fantine, recently she played Sophie in the West End production of 'Mamma Mia!' and can currently been seen as Dea in 'The Grinning Man' at the Trafalgar Studios.


  • Height: 5' 8 (173cm)
  • Playing Age: 16 - 25
  • Eye Colour: Green
  • Hair Colour: Red/Titian
  • Hair Length: Long
  • Appearance: White, Eastern European


Like Adam, Sanne den Besten, Blazhoffski (director: Wim Berings)


The Grinning Man, Dea, (director: Tom Morris)

Mamma Mia!, Sophie, Novello Theatre (director; Phyllida Lloyd)

Les Miserables; Ensemble/Cover Fantine, Queens Theatre (director; Trevor Nunn)

The Sound of Music, Alternate Maria/Ensemble, Albert Verlinde Entertainment (director: John Yost)

The Humans, Crone, BAM New York / Festival D'Avignon 2014 (director: Alexandre Singh)

The Little Mermaid, Ariel/Ensemble, Disney and Stage-Entertainment (director: Glenn Casale)