Hans Kesting (1960) has been performing with Toneelgroep Amsterdam since 1987.
In season 16|17 Hans Kesting appeares in the premieres of The things that pass (director Ivo van Hove) and Ibsen house (director Simon Stone) and the revivals of The kindly ones, Kings of War (Louis d'Or), The Fountainhead and Roman Tragedies (nomination Louis d'Or).
At TA he appeared in Othello, The Miser, Ajax, Phaedra, Ghosts, Antonioni Project, The taming of the shrew, The Russians!, Macbeth, Husbands, Mourning becomes Electra, The Seagull, Danton's Death, Opening Night and Mary Stuart. Kesting was awarded with the Louis d'Or for his role in Angels in America (2008) and for his rol of Richard III in Kings of war (2016) and nominated for his roles in Crusades and Roman Tragedies. He is the current bearer of the Albert van Dalsum ring, which he received in 2015 from Gijs Scholten van Aschat.
In addition to his work with TA, Kesting can be seen in various films, performances with Het Zuidelijk Toneel and in his own TV-programmes Circus Pavlov and the Hans Kesting Show. He appeared in the films Win/Win, Amsterdam (directed by Ivo van Hove) and Spion van Oranje [Spy of Orange].