The Anthony Field Academy
Monday, June 11, 2018 & Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Toneelgroep Jan Vos (The Netherlands)
Tjeerd Bischoff (1961) is a playwright and a former actor who graduated at the Amsterdam School of Drama at 1987.
Together with playwright-director Jeroen van den Berg he founded Toneelgroep Jan Vos (2013) The company produces site specific theatre productions. Their first production Mansholt, about the Dutch EU commissioner agriculture Sicco Mansholt, was selected for the Dutch Theatre Festival 2014.
In the summer of 2018 Koning van het Grasland (King of the meadows) is being performed at farms across the Netherlands. In the winter of 2018 Toneelgoep Jan Vos presents Tjeerd’s new play GAS, about the exploitation of the biggest European gas field, situated in Groningen.
Earlier work of his was staged by Toneelgroep Dorst, Tryater, Onafhankelijk Toneel, Huis aan de Amstel, Wederzijds, Kwatta, de Wetten van Kepler en de Toneelmakerij. He wrote educational programs for the Rijksmuseum and the Tropenmuseum and teaches at the School for Writers in Amsterdam.