ITA-Ensemble

Since the appointment of Ivo van Hove in 2001, the ITA ensemble (formerly Toneelgroep Amsterdam) has paved the way for a company with international allure with a series of high-profile performances and attracting renowned directors from home and abroad. The core is the top ensemble of actors that make it possible to keep performances on the repertoire. In addition to its own location in Amsterdam, the ensemble plays around 100 stages a year worldwide.

Season 19-20

Premieres

Language NP Language no problem Children of NoraITA–EnsembleTheater Children of Nora
Close Children of Nora ITA–Ensemble
01 Sep '20 to 10 Jan '21
Everyone knows about the argument, the big, ferocious, final argument where a decision is made and somebody leaves and the door is slammed. The end of a relationship. But this door slam is famous in dramatic literature... Robert Icke wrote a sequel to it: what happens after the door is slammed?
Language NP Language no problem Flight 49ITA–EnsembleTheater Flight 49
Close Flight 49 ITA–Ensemble
25 Sep '20 to 28 Feb '21
ITA presents a new play by Australian director Simon Stone: Flight 49. When writing his new play, Simon Stone drew inspiration from the motives presented in the Dutch theatre classic The good hope/Op hoop van zegen.
Language NP Language no problem Romeo and JuliaITA–EnsembleTheater Romeo and Julia
Close Romeo and Julia ITA–Ensemble
14 Nov '20 to 28 Nov '20
Even those who have never seen Shakespeare's most famous love drama on stage, know the story of the great love between the star crossed lovers and its fatal outcome.
Language NP Language no problem Age of Rage Age of Rage
Language NP Language no problem De uren (The hours) De uren (The hours)

Revivals

Language NP Language no problem medea
ITA–EnsembleTheater medea
Close medea ITA–Ensemble
10 Oct '20 to 17 Oct '20
Australian director Simon Stone made a radical adaptation of Euripides’s Greek tragedy Medea about the daughter of the king, who is replaced with a younger woman by her husband and kills her children out of revenge.
Language NP Language no problem freud
ITA–EnsembleTheater freud
Close freud ITA–Ensemble
21 Oct '20 to 31 Oct '20
In the late 1950s, French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre wrote The Freud Scenario, at the request of Hollywood director John Huston. Sartre writes a script for a seven hour movie, which is way too long according to Huston. The two get into an argument. Since then this script has remained untouched.
Language NP Language no problem The hidden forceITA–EnsembleTheater The hidden force
Close The hidden force ITA–Ensemble
14 Nov '20 to 28 Nov '20
The hidden force is an enthralling story about the misunderstandings and incomprehension between cultures, as well as between close relatives. The downfall of Otto van Oudijck makes us painfully aware of the impossibility to fully understand others.
Language NP Language no problem A little lifeITA–EnsembleTheater A little life
Close A little life ITA–Ensemble
11 Dec '20 to 24 Dec '20
No book has captivated and moved millions of readers during the past few years like A little life by American author Hanya Yanagihara.
Language NP Language no problem The things that passITA–EnsembleTheater The things that pass
Close The things that pass ITA–Ensemble
10 Dec '20 to 23 Dec '20
After The hidden force, Ivo van Hove made a second adaptation of a novel by Couperus: The things that pass, this time a coproduction with Toneelhuis (Antwerp).
Language NP Language no problem dagboek van een verdweneneITA–EnsembleMusical Theater dagboek van een verdwenene
Close dagboek van een verdwenene ITA–Ensemble
11 Nov '20 to 12 Nov '20
The form of the work is unique: a series of 22 songs for tenor and piano, with an addition of three songs in the middle for a small choir of women and a mezzosoprano representing the gypsy girl Zefka. Ivo van Hove directs top singers Ed Lyon, Peter Gijsbertsen and Marie Hamard, and ITA actors H...

Ensemble

Language NP Language no problem Achraf Koutet Achraf Koutet
Language NP Language no problem Aus Greidanus jr. Aus Greidanus jr.
Language NP Language no problem Bart Slegers Bart Slegers
Language NP Language no problem Celia Nufaar Celia Nufaar
Language NP Language no problem Chris Nietvelt Chris Nietvelt
Language NP Language no problem Fred Goessens Fred Goessens
Language NP Language no problem Frieda Pittoors Frieda Pittoors
Language NP Language no problem Gijs Scholten van Aschat Gijs Scholten van Aschat
Language NP Language no problem Halina Reijn Halina Reijn
Language NP Language no problem Hans Kesting Hans Kesting
Language NP Language no problem Hélène Devos Hélène Devos
Language NP Language no problem Hugo Koolschijn Hugo Koolschijn
Language NP Language no problem Ilke Paddenburg Ilke Paddenburg
Language NP Language no problem Janni Goslinga Janni Goslinga
Language NP Language no problem Joy Delima Joy Delima
Language NP Language no problem Maarten Heijmans Maarten Heijmans
Language NP Language no problem Majd Mardo Majd Mardo
Language NP Language no problem Maria Kraakman Maria Kraakman
Language NP Language no problem Marieke Heebink Marieke Heebink
Language NP Language no problem Ramsey Nasr Ramsey Nasr
Language NP Language no problem Steven Van Watermeulen Steven Van Watermeulen

Directors

Language NP Language no problem Ivo van Hove Ivo van Hove
Language NP Language no problem Nanouk Leopold Nanouk Leopold
Language NP Language no problem Robert Icke Robert Icke
Language NP Language no problem Simon Stone Simon Stone
Language NP Language no problem Simon McBurney Simon McBurney
Language NP Language no problem Luk Perceval Luk Perceval
Language NP Language no problem Michiel van Erp Michiel van Erp
Language NP Language no problem Julien Gosselin Julien Gosselin

History of the ensemble

At the ensemble, tradition and innovation go hand in hand. They are the pillars of a company that is constantly in motion and presents itself explicitly at the heart of Amsterdam at Leidseplein.

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