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Hans Kesting (1960) has been performing with the ITA-ensemble since 1987. 

In season 19|20 he will perform in the premieres of Freud (director Ivo van Hove) and Who killed my father (director Ivo van Hove) and the revivals of A little life, Falling man, Oedipus, Ibsen house, Kings of War (Louis d'Or) and Roman Tragedies (nomination Louis d'Or).

Kesting was awarded the Louis d'Or (best actor in a leading role) for his role of Roy Cohn in Angels in America (2008) and for his rol of Richard III in Kings of war (2016). He was nominated for the Louis d'Or for his role of Norman in The Norman Conquests (2005) and for his role of Marc Antony in Roman Tragedies (2008). He is the current bearer of the prestigious Albert van Dalsum ring, which he received in 2015.

In addition to his work with ITA, Kesting has appeared in various films: Vincent and Theo (1989) directed by Robert Altman, Character (Academy Award for Best foreign film in 1998) directed by Mike van Diem, Code Blue (2010) directed by Urszula Antoniak, Amsterdam (2009) directed by Ivo van Hove and Do not disturb (2018) directed by Jude Law.

Kesting played before at ITA in The Fountainhead, The things that pass, Small souls, Othello, The kindley ones, Angela in America (Louis d'Or), 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, Mary Stuart, Crusades (nomination Louis d'Or), Summer trilogy, Rocco and his brothers, Oresteia, Perfect wedding, Drie zusters, Romeo and Julia, De nacht van de bonobo's, De cid, Bakchanten, Dark Lady, Een ideale vrouw, Oom Wanja, Haar leven, haar doden, Herakles, Vertraagd afscheid, Een soort Hades, Kroonjaar, Licht, Voorjaarsontwaken, Ivanov, Prometheus, Rouwkost, Srebrenica!, Ecstacy, In de directiekamer, De opvolger M/V, Glenn, Maanlicht, Richard III, Count your blessings, Othello, Ballet, Boom uit de tropen, Edward II, In de eenzaamheid van de katoenvelden, Ismene of het geblindeerde tuimelraam and Terug in de woestijn.



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