Ilke Paddenburg

Ilke Paddenburg graduated in 2011 from the Arnhem Theater School. She joined the ITA-ensemble as of season 19|20.

In season 20|21 Paddenburg will perform in the premieres of Flight 49 (director Simon Stone), Romeo and Julia (director Michiel van Erp) and The hours (director Eline Arbo) and she we will perform in the reprisals of Freud and The things that pass.


After graduating, Ilke was part of Keesen & Co in the productions: De Kersentuin (Chekhov), De Val (Jeroen van den Berg) and Beton (Rob de Graaf), all directed by Willibrord Keesen.

At Toneelgroep Oostpool she played in Cookies (Rik van den Bos), Beschuit met muisjes (Heijermans) and De Lankmoedigen (Joeri Vos), all directed by Joeri Vos.

Ilke played in the graduation performance De Wilde Eend (Simon Stone), directed by Liliane Brakema. She also played at Mugmetdegoudentand in Gidsland (Nathan Vecht), directed by Lineke Rijxman.

At Theater Utrecht Ilke could be seen in Platonov (Chekhov) and in Thuislozen (Lars Noren), a co-production with Adelheid&Zina. For Een soort Hades (Lars Noren), in which she played the role of Marie, Ilke was awarded a Colombina for the best supporting actress. All plays were directed by Thibaud Delpeut.

In the summer of 2019, a location project will be held in Noordwijk for which Ilke has written the scenario. She also directs the play.


Language NP Language no problem Flight 49ITA–EnsembleTheater Flight 49
Close Flight 49 ITA-ensemble / Simon Stone
20 Sep '20 to 28 Feb '21
Flight 49 brings people together after a plane crash. Strangers seek support from each other after the loss of their loved ones, friends, family members. The Australian director Simon Stone was inspired by motifs from Herman Heijermans' classic Op hoop van zegen.
Language NP Language no problem Romeo and JuliaITA–EnsembleTheater Romeo and Julia
Close Romeo and Julia ITA-ensemble / Michiel van Erp
14 Nov '20 to 16 May '21
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 De uren (The hours) De uren (The hours)
Language NP Language no problem freud
ITA–EnsembleTheater freud
Close freud ITA-ensemble / Toneelhuis / Ivo van Hove
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 things that passITA–EnsembleTheater The things that pass
Close The things that pass ITA-ensemble / Toneelhuis / Ivo van Hove
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).