Around the performances

Because we believe that a look behind the scenes and discussions with the makers makes your performance visit even more interesting (and fun), we organise all sorts of activities, such as digital introductions (Behind the scenes), post-screening discussions (In Gesprek), tours of our beautiful building and the ITA ensemble's public rehearsals. For education and entertainment, in other words.

Around the performances

Behind the scenes

The story, the actors, the creators' ideas, the secrets: you will learn everything about the performance. You will be provided with all the information and facts you need to be well prepared when you enter the theatre. And above all: to enjoy the performance even more.

For all ITA ensemble performances, we offer a Behind the Scenes. These can be viewed on the performance page.

Watch all the behind the scenes

In Gesprek

At In Gesprek, the actors, dancers and/or makers sit down to talk about their ideas and working methods. With the performance as a starting point, we invite them to explore the theme further - together with the audience present - and to exchange experiences. If you have any questions, this is the perfect moment to ask them.

In Gesprek
is free of charge, starts shortly after the performance in one of our foyers, is conducted in Dutch and lasts half an hour on average.

Public rehearsal

What does a director do to make a text live? How does an actor take on the role of his character? Have you always wanted to know what is really going on behind the scenes of a theater production? Then you are very welcome at the public rehearsals of the ITA ensemble.

After an introduction by the dramaturge, you can then watch for an hour and enjoy the very latest stage directions before the show premieres. Depending on the rehearsal process, you see a certain scene several times or already a part of the piece. Some directors whisper instructions to their actors and others silently observe. But one thing is certain, it will be an uncensored, exciting look in the kitchen.

Tickets cost € 7,50 and can be purchased online or at the box office.


We provide English surtitles for all ITA ensemble performances on Thursday. We recommend that visitors who are dependent on surtitles take a seat in the rear part of the room (from row 9 and up), so that you can simultaneously view the stage and surtitles at a glance.

Performances in other languages ​​are surtitled in Dutch. The Dutch surtitles, wherever you sit in the venue, can be read everywhere.

Digital programme brochure

Find out more about the show's story, direction, scenography, music and costumes in our digital programme brochures.


Public tours

Discover the history of our theater (a national monument), visit places that are normally not accessible to visitors, wander around the stage and the changing rooms, hear everything about the architecture and receive all anecdotes about what has happened here in recent centuries.

Every first Saturday of the month a tour starts at 3 p.m. This costs € 10,00 and takes an hour and a half. You can buy tickets for this online or at the box office. Tailored group tours are also possible. For this, contact