Young actors/musicians wanted for performance ‘Tegen het vergeten’, Theater Na de Dam in Amsterdam East! Audition on March 8.

Do you want to make theater and take part in a performance? Then sign up now!

Every year, the Plein Theater creates a performance for Theater Na de Dam. We are working with a select group, so this year is extra special! Plein Theater is looking for 5 young actors/musicians from Amsterdam East who are between  the age of  12 and 26 years old and want to join. We are specifically looking for young actors who also play a musical instrument, preferably guitar.

We will talk to elderly people who have experienced the Second World War, and get inspired by the Holocaust memorial on the Weesperstraat. This research is inspirational material for creating a theatrical performance in and around the Plein Theater.

The audition will take place on on March 8, 2022 from 18:00 to 19:00 in the Plein Theater. Sign Up? Send an email to femke@plein-theater.nl before January 28th, with your name, age, address, telephone number and a short motivation about why you want to join!

The rehearsal and play period is from March  15th to May the 5th .

View all dates here.


Plein Theater for Theater Na de Dam

On the evening of the National Remembrance Day on May 4th , theater makers and artists across the Netherlands are deditaced to make this day extra special. During the 13th edition of Theater Na de Dam in 2022, more than 100 performances will be played simultaneously each in their own way about the Second World War. This will take place throughout the Netherlands, and also in Amsterdam North, East, South and West.

Tegen het vergeten (working title) 

Young people from Amsterdam-East will be taken under the wing of theater maker Femke Heskes and deepen into the history of Amsterdam during the Second World War. This research forms the base for making the theatrical performance ‘Tegen het vergeten’ , that will be perfomerd in and around the Plein Theater on May 4th  and 5th, 2022.


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