Jop Gorris | Actor • Theatre Maker • Content Creator
Jop Gorris Actor • Theatre Maker • Content Creator
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Biography

 

I engage myself with artfully and entertaining experiences, inspired by the imperfection of human beings.

 

It all started in 2007, when my parents gave me a camcorder. I both directed and played in front of the camera, which was a playful way to develop my creativity. After this period, I followed fundamental acting training at UCK private school of arts.

 

Nowadays I take part in a variety of projects, including: Hamlet (title role), The 39 Steps (multiple characters), short films, and solo performances.

 

  • Planning on Blowing Up the Cheese Store

    No obligations… just the need to create plain comedy. That was the starting point for making ‘Planning on Blowing Up the Cheese Store.’ It is because I do not always want to create material that serves a purpose other than entertaining. Sometimes it is refreshing to give creativity full play, by only concerning myself with the question: would this be fun to watch? The plot in a nutshell: there... ...

    2018
  • VICIOUS post-production

    Let’s go back to december 2016… I spoke with Mike Wijdenbosch in a coffee bar, to discuss the idea of an audiovisual poem. I had written a monologue, which was part of a broader concept: a full length play about the paradox of war. This idea followed from a growing awareness of danger in the world. The assaults in Europe made violence feel extremely close for me. Because of this, my urgency... ...

    2017