Ivo van Hove has since 2001 been the general director of Toneelgroep Amsterdam, The Netherland’s prime theatre company. Some of his signature productions are Roman Tragedies by William Shakespeare, Tony Kushner’s Angels in America and Ayn Rand’s Fountainhead. He directs classic and modern texts and has a particular interest in bringing filmscripts to the stage. His productions were invited to international festivals as Wiener Festwochen, the Edinburgh Festival, RuhrTriennale, Adelaide Festival and Festival d’Avignon and are shown all over the world from New York, London and Seoul to Melbourne.
Ivo van Hove contributes to Sign of the Times: The Struggle for Identity – June 2nd, 20.30 at De Stadsschouwburg.