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Maarten Heijmans (1983) has joined the ITA-ensemble in season 18|19.

In season 19|20 he will perform in the premiere of The good hope (director Simon Stone) and in the revivals of Ibsen house (Arlecchino 2017) and A little life.

Heijmans played before at ITA in The Fountainhead and Mary Stuart.

Heijmans graduated in 2007 at the Amsterdamse Toneelschool. Together with Ian Bok, he created the play De Huilende Kers, which was awarded with the FringeAward 2008. The performance also featured at the Prague Fringe and the Edinburgh Fringe. In 2008, Maarten performed in the play Verplichte figuren (by and with Alex Klaassen) and Arabische Nacht, a performance by Huis aan de Amstel. In 2009, he played the role of Barend in Op Hoop van Zegen at Het Toneel Speelt, directed by Jaap Spijkers, in 2010 Thaibox Verdriet at De Toneelmakerij. During recent theatre seasons, he has performed in the plays Expats (directed by Mark Rietman), De Wijze Kater (directed by Jaap Spijkers) at Het Toneel Speelt and in Les Enfants du Paradis in the outdoor theatre in the Amsterdamse Bos, Soldaat van Oranje - the musical, in the title role of Vaslav Nijinsky in the play Vaslav, based on the true story about this world famous ballet dancer; this performance was featured exclusively in the DeLaMar theatre in Amsterdam.

He was seen on television in programmes including S1ngle (NET5), Klokhuis (NTR), TiTaTovenaar (Z@pp) and SpangaS (NCRV). In early 2014, Maarten played the title role in the four-part drama series about the life of Ramses Shaffy (AVRO), directed by Michiel van Erp. He played in the telefilm Het Mooiste Wat Er Is (directed by Danyael Sugawara / EO) as well as Volgens Jacqueline (directed by Johan Timmers, VARA).



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