Actor

Maria Kraakman

Maria Kraakman (1975) joined the ensemble in 2015.

In season 18|19 she will perform in the premieres of The wood (director Michiel van Erp) and Falling man (director Julien Gosselin) and in the revivals of Small souls, The year of cancer (nomination Theo d'Or), The things that pass, Ibsen house and The hidden force.

Kraakman played before at the ensemble in Roman Tragedies and Cries and whispers.

She graduated from the Arnhemse Toneelschool in 1998. Her career in theatre soon took off with e.g. performances by Art & Pro, where she acted in Ivanov and Diskoobigge, directed by Frans Strijards, Eline Vere at Het Nationale Toneel and the solo performance Anoniem by Nataliya Golofastova (Productiehuis Rotterdam) for which she won a Gouden Kniertje award in 2009. After Rainer Maria and Alma at De Warme Winkel, her time at Toneelgroep Oostpool began, with roles in e.g. Zomergasten (Summerfolk), Hamlet and Tramlijn Begeerte (A Streetcar Named Desire). In 2010, Kraakman won the Theo d'Or for her role in Orlando.

As a film actress, she acted in e.g. Îles Flottantes by Nanouk Leopold and 06-05 by Theo van Gogh. For her muted role in Guernsey, also by Nanouk Leopold, she won a Gouden Kalf (Golden Calf) for Best Actress in 2005. She then went on to act in e.g. My queen Karo, Hunting & Zn. (for which she co-wrote the scenario) and De bende van Oss. On television, she acted in series such as Medea, Ernstige delicten and Keyzer & De Boer Advocaten and played one of the leading roles in the series Koppels.

Press

Opzij - Geen toeval - sep 17
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AD - 'Ik wil best in een komedie spelen'- 4 sep 19
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NPO/Radio 4 - Een goede morgen met - 26 aug 17
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Nouveau - Ik geloof heel erg in de liefde - 31 jul 17
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Volkskrant Magazine - Alles waar je bang voor bent, gebeurt - 17 sep 16
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HP/De Tijd - Zelfportret Maria Kraakman - 15 apr 16
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Parool - Maria Kraakman - 26 mrt 16
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Babel - De kwetsbare én strijdbare mens - 14 sep 15
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Parool - De lat ligt nog hoger - 27 mei 15
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