Actor

Gijs Scholten van Aschat

Gijs Scholten van Aschat (1959) joined the ensemble of ITA in 2008.

In season 22|23 he will perform in the premieres of Lehman Trilogy (director Guy Cassiers) and Birds of a kind (director Alize Zandwijk) and in the revivals of Client E. Busken, Age of rage, The year of cancer and Kings of war.

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Scholten van Aschat played before at ITA in The wood, The cherry orchard, The Things that Pass, The year of cancer (nomination Louis d'Or), Husbands and wives, Roman Tragedies, The homecoming, After the rehearsal / Persona, The hidden force, The diary of the one who disappeared, Obsession, Children of the sun, And we'll never be parted, Disgrace, Danton's death, The Russians! (for which he was nominated for the Arlecchino), Cat on a hot tin roof, The Entertainer, Queen Lear, Long day's journey into night, Opening Night and Timon from Athens.

Scholten van Aschat played with companies such as het Nationale Toneel, Orkater, Het Toneel Speelt and ZT Hollandia. He became known to a wider audience with the play Cloaca by Maria Goos, his roles in the films Tirza (nominated for a Gouden Kalf and Gouden Film) after the book by Arnon Grunberg and Doodslag (2012) with Theo Maassen.

In 2012 Scholten van Aschat made his debut as a literary author with his novella Beretta Bobcat, of which the personally narrated audio book was a gift during the Week of the Audio Book 2012. Scholten van Aschat was nominated for the Louis d'Or in 2011 for his role in Richard III (Orkater) and received the Esta Audio Book Award 2012 for best narrator. In 1993 he received the Louis d'Or for his role in Decadence. For his role in the television series Oud Geld he received a Gouden Kalf in 1998. In 2001 he received the Johan Kaart Prijs and from 2004 till 2015 he was the bearer of the Albert van Dalsum ring, which he received from Pierre Bokma.

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AWARDS
2016
| nomination Louis d'Or | Het jaar van de kreeft at Toneelgroep Amsterdam
2012
| nomination Arlecchino | de Russen! at Toneelgroep Amsterdam
2011
| nomination Louis d'Or | Richard III at Orkater/SSBA
2011
| Esta Luisterboek Award
2010
| nomination Gouden Kalf | Tirza
2004
| Albert van Dalsumring (till 2015)
2004
| Gouden Kalf | Cloaca IDTV
2001
| Johan kaart price
1999
| nomination Louis d'Or | Hamlet at Het Nationale Toneel
1998
| Gouden Kalf | Oud geld IDTV/AVRO
1993
| Louis d'Or | Decadence at Het Nationale Toneel
1990
| nomination Louis d'Or | Voldoende Koolhydraat at Het Nationale Toneel
1989
| nomination Arlechinno | Alkestis at Het Nationale Toneel
1986
| Arleccino | Midzomernachtsdroom at De Haagse Comedie

WORK OUTSIDE ITA


2021

Shiny New World | Jan van Gorkum
Zee van tijd | Theu Boermans
The Spectacular | VPRO
Dienstmeid #2 | Roxanne Stam
Piece of my Heart | Dana Nechushtan

2020
Hoogvliegers | Storytellers TV & Film
The Bay of Silence | Paula van der Oest

2019
Nocturne | Viktor van der Valk
Hiernamaals | Willem Bosch
April, May en June | Will Koopman
De vloer op | HUMAN

2018
Doris | Albert Jan van Rees
In limbo | Jim Süter
De dirigent | Maria Peters
Klem | BNNVARA
The Possession of Hannah Grace | Diederik Van Rooijen

2017
War machine | David Michôd
Kill switch | Tim Smit

2016
Als de dijken breken | EO, één
De helleveeg | André van Duren
De jacht | Talpa

2015
DWDD Shakespeare Summerschool | VARA
Publieke Werken | Joram Lürsen
NoordZuid | KRO

2014
De onderkoning – De strijd om de grondwet | VPRO
De poel | Chris Mitchell

2012
Doodslag | Pieter Kuijpers

2011
Richard III | Orkater/SSBA

2010
Adem | Hans van Nuffel
Tirza | Rudolf van den Berg
Richard III | Orkater/SSBA
Lijn 32 | IDTV Film

2009
Komt een vrouw bij de dokter | Reinout Oerlemans
Flikken Maastricht | Eyeworks
De vloer op | HOS

2008
Monsters vs. aliens | (voice over) Sun Studio
Annie M.G. | NPS/VARA
Gooische vrouwen | Endemol, TALPA
De vloer op | HOS
Duende | Gijs Scholten van Aschat, Eric Vaarzon Morel
Marathon van de geschiedenis van de familie Avenier | Het Toneel Speelt
De geschiedenis van de familie Avenier III en IV | Het Toneel Speelt

2007
Brief voor de koning | Pieter Verhoeff
Gooische vrouwen | Endemol, TALPA
De vloer op | HOS
Liaisons dangereuses | Het Nationaal Toneel

2006
Zadelpijn | Nicole van Kilsdonk
Tiramisu | Paula van der Oest
Afblijven | Maria Peters
De taxi van Palemu | Nicole van Kilsdonk
De avondboot | Karim Traida
Gooische vrouwen | Endemol, TALPA
Dummy | NPS
Boks | Shooting Star
De vloer op | HOS
De geschiedenis van de familie Avenier I en II | Het Toneel Speelt

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2005
Het ravijn | Nicole van Kilsdonk
De vloer op | HOS
Tirannie van de tijd | ZT Hollandia
De kortste eeuw | Orakter

2004
Schippers van de kameleon II | Steven de Jong
De vloer op | HOS
Methode ribadier | Het Nationaal Toneel
Demonen | Het Nationaal Toneel

2003
De passievrucht | Maarten Treurniet
Cloaca | IDTV
Hagedissenhuid | Orkater

2002
Supertex | Jan Schutte
Schippers van de kameleon | Steven de Jong
Babyphoned | Diederik van Rooijen
Alterego | VARA
Baantjes | Endemol
De vloer op | HOS
Cloaca | Het Toneel Speelt
The prefab four | Orkater

2001
Loenatik, de movie | Bobby Eerhart
De bovenman | NFTA
Wet & Waan | IDTV
De afrekening | VARA
Kamer 42 | VPRO
De vloer op | HOS
Huis & tuin | Het Nationaal Toneel

2000
De grot | Martin Koolhoven
The discovery of heaven | Jeroen Krabbe
Olivetti 82 | Rudi van den Bossche
De zwarte meteoor | Guido Pieters
Storm in mijn hoofd | Paul Voorthuysen
Wildschut & De Vries | ID&DTV/SBS6
Familie | Het Toneel Speelt
Iwanow | Art & Pro

1999
LEK | Jean van de Velde
Reis door de nacht | Studio Nieuwe Gronden

1998

Prince of Egypt | (voice over)
Black box | Hummelinck Stuurman Theaterbureau

1998
De juiste maat | NPS
Glinsterend pantser | VARA
Oud geld | AVRO/IDTV

1997
Oud geld | AVRO/IDTV
Zelda | NPS
Over de liefde | IKON

1996
The gambler | Karoly Makk
Toy story | (voice over)

1995
Off mineur | Ramón Gieling
Pleidooi | AVRO

1994
Pleidooi | AVRO

1993
Belle van Zuylen | Digna Sinke
Pleidooi | AVRO

1992
De drie beste dingen van het leven | Ger Poppelaars
Pleidooi | AVRO

1991
De provincie | Jan Bosdriesz

1990
De avonden | Rudolf van den Berg

Shows

Language NP Language no problem Client E. Busken
ITA–EnsembleTheater Client E. Busken
Close Client E. Busken ITA-ensemble / Maria Kraakman
Maria Kraakman made her debut as director with Client E. Busken, a monologue played by Gijs Scholten van Aschat and musician Jip van den Dool. The text is based on the latest novel by Jeroen Brouwers.
Language NP Language no problem Lehman Trilogy
ITA–EnsembleTheater Lehman Trilogy
Close Lehman Trilogy ITA-ensemble / Guy Cassiers
26 Oct '22 to 23 Dec '22
Slavery and industrialisation, war and new technological developments: no matter what is happening in America and even worldwide, the Lehmans always know how to make good money from it.
Language NP Language no problem age of rage
ITA–EnsembleTheater age of rage
Close age of rage ITA -ensemble / Holland Festival / Bl!indman / La Villette / the Barbican / Ivo van Hove
02 Dec '22 to 11 Dec '22
In Age of Rage, Ivo van Hove tells a primeval story of how revenge haunts and destroys successive generations. This performance is in line with earlier large-scale social productions such as Roman tragedies and Kings of War.
Language NP Language no problem The year of cancerITA–EnsembleTheater The year of cancer
Close The year of cancer ITA-ensemble / Luk Perceval
04 Jan '23 to 14 Jan '23
The year of cancer is one of director Luk Perceval’s favorite novels. The balance between big emotions and banality, between tense expectations and daily burdens form the basis of his reading.
Language NP Language no problem Birds of a KindITA–EnsembleTheater Birds of a Kind
Close Birds of a Kind ITA-ensemble / Alize Zandwijk
04 Apr '23 to 22 Apr '23
When the German-Jewish Eitan and the American-Arab Wahida happen to meet in the library of New York, they fall in love instantly. But is their relationship likely to succeed against the backdrop of the decades-long Israeli-Arab conflict?
Language NP Language no problem kings of warITA–EnsembleTheater kings of war
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.