Hugo Koolschijn

Hugo Koolschijn (1946) has been a member of the ensemble since 1987.

In season 19|20 he will perform in the premiere of The good hope (director Simon Stone) and in the revivals of The cherry orchard, Kings of war, Roman Tragedies and Oedipus.


Koolschijn played before at the ensemble in the solo performances Zangles (Singing class) and Een Franse Zanger (A French singer), Phaedra, Antonioni Project, Glengarry Glen Ross, Summer trilogy, The seagull, Mourning becomes Electra, The Russians!, Disgrace, Cries and whispers, The taming of the shrew, Uncle Wanja, Madame De Sade, Intra-Muros, Rocco and his brothers, Ajax, Naar Damascus, Perfect wedding, Drie zusters, Droomsporen, De nacht van de bonobo's, De wilde eend, Oidipous, Snaren, Macbeth, The massacre at Paris, Zonder titel, De ballade van de wiener schnitzel, De cid, Angst en ellende in het rijk van Kok, Dark lady, Haar leven, haar doden, Herakles, Een soort Hades, Licht, Voorjaarsontwaken, De miraculeuze come-back van Mea I. Loman, Ivanov, Een subtiel evenwicht, Ilias, In de directiekamer, Timon van Athene, Cocktail, Das wohltemperierte Klavier, Het Kremlin complot, Richard III, Lady Windermere's fan, Op weg naar Acapulco, Roberto Zucco, Anne Frank, de tentoonstelling, Bekende gezichten, gemengde gevoelens, Mijn diner met Andre, Ballet, Hedda Gabler, Los zand, Werther Nieland, Bergtaal, Medea, Titus, geen Shakespeare, De hoeksteen, Een onderwereldse glimlach and Terug in de woestijn.

In addition to his work for the ensemble, Koolschijn played with other companies such as Publiekstheater and Globe and appeared in various films such as Soldaat van Oranje(Soldier of Orange) and in a number of television programmes.


Parool - ‘Tsjechov mag je nooit te nadrukkelijk spelen’ - 3 mrt 10

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Parool - 'Jakob overhoort graag mijn teksten’ - 18 feb 10

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Language NP Language no problem OedipusTheater ITA–Ensemble Oedipus
Close Oedipus ITA–Ensemble
King Oedipus is the perfect tragedy. In the wake of many before him, Robert Icke – who previously rewrote the Oresteia in London in a magnificent way – directs his own contemporary, free adaptation.
Language NP Language no problem The cherry orchardTheater ITA–Ensemble The cherry orchard
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After having stayed in Paris for several years, the widow Ranevskaya returns to her family home in Russia. She encounters a changed world. The family’s debts have become so great that the house and estate will have to be auctioned. Businessman Lopakhin sees a way out. He proposes to cut down th...
Language NP Language no problem Dagboek van een verdweneneMusical Theater ITA–Ensemble Dagboek van een verdwenene
Close Dagboek van een verdwenene ITA–Ensemble / Ivo van Hove
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...
Language NP Language no problem The good hopeTheater ITA–Ensemble The good hope
Close The good hope ITA–Ensemble
Simon Stone has relocated the central fishing village in The good hope to the arrival hall of an airport, where family and friends await the return of their loved ones. With fast, razor-sharp dialogue, he transforms the ultimate Dutch drama classic into a story from and about our time.