Eelco Smits

Eelco Smits (1977) was a member of the ensemble from 2005 till 2018.

Coming season he can be seen in the revival of Kings of War(director Ivo van Hove).


Smits played before at the ensemble in A little life, The Things that Pass, May we be forgiven (nomination Louis d'Or), Song from Far Away (written by Simon Stephens especially for Eelco Smits), Roman Tragedies, The glass menagerie (nomination Arlecchino), Angels in America, Antonioni Project, Teorema, Summer Trilogy, Phaedra, Ghosts, Tartuffe, The miser, The Seagull, Mourning becomes Electra, The Russians!, Nora, Hamlet vs Hamlet, Liliom, Opening Night, Mary Stuart, The taming of the shrew, Macbeth, Rocco and his brothers, Britannicus, Oresteia, Perfect wedding, Madame de Sade, Keetje van heilbron and Uncle Wanja.

Before he received his permanent position he appeared as a guest player in Keetje van Heilbron and Uncle Wanja. Before he came to the ensemble, Eelco Smits was a member of the Ro Theater. He was on stage with them in Leonce and Lena, Portia Coughlan and as the young Marcel Proust in the impressive theatre cycle In search of lost time.

Eelco Smits


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Close kings of war ITA-ensemble / Ivo van Hove
26 Apr '23 to 06 May '23
In Kings of war Ivo van Hove merges William Shakespeare's plays Henry V, Henry VI and Richard III into one explosive performance about leadership.