Arie Vuyk was born in 1969 in Krimpen aan den IJssel, and currently lives alternately in Rotterdam and Antwerp. After developing self-taught, he won the Parkstad Cabaret Festival in 2001, and the Griffioen Cabaret Festival in 2004. Audience Award. Since then, he has made more than ten full-length programs. In 2016, he tried out some new material at the Twentse Lente festival, winning the festival. He was a lyricist for Het Groot niet te Vermijden, among others, and he directed the stand-up opera Orfeo for the Comedy Café in Amsterdam. Arie Vuyk wrote the biography of Het Groot niet te Vermijden, published by publisher Trichis. Eleven of his jokes appear in Het Grootste Citatenboek ter Wereld, publisher Lannoo. He was the first to translate Marcel Proust's novel Jean Santeuil into Dutch. An independent excerpt from it appeared as a gift book at Donner Rotterdam, in 2022. Arie made an international tour of comedy clubs in New York and Reykjavik in the spring of 2019. In 2020, he was commissioned by KRO-NCRV to make a conference about corona, which aired. His corona performance HAMSTEREN! received funding from the Performing Arts Fund, the Professional Development Platform, the Municipality of Rotterdam and Stichting Droom en Daad. Former Cameretten winner Bert Schuiling directed this performance. In 2023, the biography he wrote about the composer Simeon ten Holt, entitled Vleugels, was published. In 2023, Arjan Evertz will make a documentary about Vuyk's life and work, entitled Between Buddha and Stage. In March 2024, his new performance Op Dreef! will premiere in theater De Schuur in Zevenbergen. He is currently writing a book on Buddhist meditation: Extinguish Your Fire, Then Your Light Shines. It will be published in 2024. In addition to performances in the Netherlands and Belgium, he also runs his own theater De Kijkdoos, in Rotterdam.