Actor

Jesse Mensah

Jesse Mensah (1993) has joined the ITA-ensemble in 2021.

In season 21|22 he will perform in the premieres of Lehman Trilogy (regie Guy Cassiers), Penthesilea (Eline Arbo) and in the revivals of Judas and Age of rage.

C.V.


Mensah joined the Dutch National Ballet Academy in Amsterdam at the age of 9, followed by various dance education until he made the switch to drama in 2012. Jesse graduated from the School for Drama & Contemporary Music Theatre in 2016.

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AWARDS
2021
| nomination Louis d'Or | Weg met Eddy Bellegueule at Toneelschuur Producties

WORK OUTSIDE ITA


2021

Dienstmeid #2 | Roxanne Stam
Verdriet is een ding met veren | Theater Rotterdam

2020
Nieuw zeer | NTR:
ANNE+ | Millstreet Films
Klem | BNNVARA
Weg met Eddy Bellegueule | Toneelschuur Producties
Liefdesziek | Toneelgroep Oostpool

2019
The Equivalent | Acacia Traynor
Zwart water | NNT
Ilias | Orkater/De Nieuwkomers, KONVOOI

2018
Flikken Maastricht | AVROTROS
Mensendagen | Coen Eigenraam, Jeroen van 't Hullenaar
Platonov | Theater Utrecht
Thuislozen | Theater Utrecht
De meeuw | NNT

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2017
Ein Lekkerding | Florian Froschmayer
2017: A Press Conference | Jordi Wijnalda
Lear | Toneelmakerij
De verbeelde stad | Over het IJ

2016
Centraal Medisch Centrum | RTL
Een soort Hades | Theater Utrecht
Fort Europa | Amsterdamse Toneelschool

2015
Stad der blinden | Theater Utrecht

2014
De laatste vriend van Napoleon | Ruut Weissman

2013
De nachtmis | Circus Treurdier

2012
Romans 3:23 | Charles A. Kennedy Jr., Zell Towners

SHOWS

Language NP Language no problem JudasITA–EnsembleTheater Judas
Close Judas ITA-ensemble / Robert Icke
30 Sep '22 to 09 Oct '22
The name Judas is familiar to many of us. The traitor. The scorned man. A man condemned century after century for his cunning cowardice and who to this day deserves no pardon - or - is that perhaps half a story?
Language NP Language no problem Lehman TrilogyITA–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 / 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 penthesileaITA–EnsembleTheater penthesilea
Close penthesilea ITA-ensemble / Eline Arbo
14 Jun '23 to 25 Jun '23
In this searing drama about a fatal love, a blistering passion churns unstoppably to the surface.