ITs Festival Amsterdam
Since 2005 the artistic director of the ITs Festival Amsterdam has been Dutch director and actor Theu Boermans (Curaçao,1950). After having acted and directed for several theatre companies he founded De Trust in 1988, which would later on become the Theatercompagnie. As a theatre director he is regularly asked to work for, for example, the Wiener Burgtheater and the Schauspielhaus Basel. Furthermore he is an awarded film and television director. His film De Partizanen was awarded with a Gouden Kalf for best television drama and De Uitverkorene was given the Prix Europe. In 2010 Boermans directed Soldaat van Oranje, a huge and spectacular musical about the second world war. In a former airplane hangar the audience is sitting on a 360 degrees turning platform.