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Gijs Scholten van Aschat

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Gijs Scholten van Aschat (1959) joined the ensemble of Toneelgroep Amsterdam in 2008.

In season 18|19 he will perform in the premieres of The wood (director Michiel van Erp) and The cherry orchard (director Simon McBurney) and in the  revivals of The year of cancer (nomination Louis d'Or), The things that pass, The hidden force, After the rehearsal / Persona, Husbands and wives and The diary of the one who disappeared.

Scholten van Aschat played before at TA in Roman Tragedies, Obsession, Husbands and wives, Children of the sun, And we'll never be parted, Disgrace, Danton's death, The Russians! (for which he was nominated for the Arlecchino), Cat on a hot tin roof, The Entertainer, Queen Lear, Long day's journey into night, Opening Night and Timon from Athens.

Scholten van Aschat played with companies such as het Nationale Toneel, Orkater, Het Toneel Speelt and ZT Hollandia. He became known to a wider audience with the play Cloaca by Maria Goos, his roles in the films Tirza (nominated for a Gouden Kalf and Gouden Film) after the book by Arnon Grunberg and Doodslag (2012) with Theo Maassen.

In 2012 Scholten van Aschat made his debut as a literary author with his novella Beretta Bobcat, of which the personally narrated audio book was a gift during the Week of the Audio Book 2012. Scholten van Aschat was nominated for the Louis d'Or in 2011 for his role in Richard III (Orkater) and received the Esta Audio Book Award 2012 for best narrator. In 1993 he received the Louis d'Or for his role in Decadence. For his role in the television series Oud Geld he received a Gouden Kalf in 1998. In 2001 he received the Johan Kaart Prijs and from 2004 till 2015 he was the bearer of the Albert van Dalsum ring, which he received from Pierre Bokma.



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