Maarten Heijmans

Maarten Heijmans (1983) has joined the ensemble in season 18|19.

In season 19|20 he will perform in the premiere of The good hope (director Simon Stone) and in the revivals of Ibsen house (Arlecchino 2017) and A little life.

Heijmans played before at ITA in The Fountainhead and Mary Stuart.


Heijmans graduated in 2007 at the Amsterdamse Toneelschool. Together with Ian Bok, he created the play De Huilende Kers, which was awarded with the Fringe Award 2008. The performance also featured at the Prague Fringe and the Edinburgh Fringe. In 2008, Maarten performed in the play Verplichte figuren (by and with Alex Klaassen) and Arabische Nacht, a performance by Huis aan de Amstel. In 2009, he played the role of Barend in Op Hoop van Zegen at Het Toneel Speelt, directed by Jaap Spijkers, in 2010 Thaibox Verdriet at De Toneelmakerij. During recent theatre seasons, he has performed in the plays Expats (directed by Mark Rietman), De Wijze Kater (directed by Jaap Spijkers) at Het Toneel Speelt and in Les Enfants du Paradis in the outdoor theatre in the Amsterdamse Bos, Soldaat van Oranje - the musical, in the title role of Vaslav Nijinsky in the play Vaslav, based on the true story about this world famous ballet dancer; this performance was featured exclusively in the DeLaMar theatre in Amsterdam.

He was seen on television in programmes including S1ngle (NET5), Klokhuis (NTR), TiTaTovenaar (Z@pp) and SpangaS (NCRV). In early 2014, Maarten played the title role in the four-part drama series about the life of Ramses Shaffy (AVRO), directed by Michiel van Erp. He played in the telefilm Het Mooiste Wat Er Is (directed by Danyael Sugawara / EO) as well as Volgens Jacqueline (directed by Johan Timmers, VARA).

Maarten Heijmans


Noordhollands Dagblad - 'Zoeken naar juiste vorm is fijn'- 20 sep 18
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Marie Claire - 'Vriendschap kan je redden' - sep 18
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Happinez - 'Het inzicht komt na de harde les'- sep 18
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NPO RADIO1 - Nooit meer slapen - 7 feb 18
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NPO3 - Tims^tent met Maarten Heijmans - 28 jan 18
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de Volkskrant - Wat zijn dit voor vragen? - 13 okt 17
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de Volkskrant - Simpelweg de beste - 18 sep 17
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NRC Next - Acteerprijzen - 18 sep 17
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NRC Next - Vier actrices en vijf acteurs dingen mee naar belangrijkste toneelprijzen - 1 jun 17
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NPO RADIO4 - Het klassieke hart - 5 t/m 9 jan 15
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Jan - Die eerste zwem van nagellak, heerlijk - dec 14
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Following on from Uit het leven van marionetten, Nanouk Leopold is now directing the ITA ensemble in The Homecoming, one of the most frequently performed plays by English playwright and Nobel Prize winner Harold Pinter.
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Based on Ibsen, Simon Stone writes and directs a grand family epic about the troublesome but inevitable coexistence of different generations under one roof.
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No book has captivated and moved millions of readers during the past few years like A little life by American author Hanya Yanagihara.
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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.