Actor

Maria Kraakman

Maria Kraakman (1975) joined the ensemble in 2015.

In season 19|20 she will perform in the premieres of The homecoming (director Nanouk Leopold) and The good hope (director Simon Stone) and in the revivals of The wood, Falling man, The year of cancer (nomination Theo d'Or), Ibsen house and Roman Tragedies.

Kraakman played before at ITA in Small souls, The hidden force, The things that pass 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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Voorstellingen

Language NP Language no problem The year of cancerTheater ITA–Ensemble The year of cancer
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The year of cancer is one of director Luk Perceval’s favourite novels. The balance between big emotions and banality, between tense expectations and daily burdens forms the basis of his reading. ‘If you don’t go and watch this, you are denying yourself happiness.’ - NRC *****
Language NP Language no problem The HomecomingTheater ITA–Ensemble The Homecoming
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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.
Language NP Language no problem Ibsen houseTheater ITA–Ensemble Ibsen house
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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.
Language NP Language no problem Roman tragediesTheater ITA–Ensemble Roman tragedies
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Ivo van Hove’s epic is ‘one of the most audacious Shakespeare productions of the modern era’ (Time Out), and immerses you in the midst of the multimedia action.
Language NP Language no problem The woodTheater ITA–Ensemble The wood
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As a child, Jeroen Brouwers spends time in a Japanese POW camp in Indonesia. After the war, he is sent to boarding school in the Netherlands. It’s a prison camp and a concentration camp rolled into one.
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Don DeLillo is the most eminent chronicler of his country and his time. In numerous novels and stories, he researches the often destructive impact of large events and social changes – such as the Cold War and nuclear threat, the digital age and globalization – on the lives of ordinary people.
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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.