Theun Plantinga made his debut in 2003 with the Frisian Tryater, where he played the family show 'It mirakel fan Hansje Brinker' directed by Bruun Kuijt. His national debut followed shortly after with Firma Rieks Swarte in 'De Groote Storm'.
Over the past 15 years, he has appeared in such successful performances as' 101 Dalmatians', 'Jip and Janneke de Mjoezieul', 'Afblijven', 'Minoes',' Tina de Musical 'and this season in the title role of Bear in' Masha and the Bear Live! '.
Theun is no stranger in Friesland because of his roles in productions at Tryater and in location performances such as 'Bonifatius', 'Ik Martinus', 'Baltic Blues', rock opera 'Tommy' and recently 'SeksTips, what you can learn from nieces'.
He was on television last year in Het Klokhuis. He was a radio talent in radio in 2010/2011 in the radio program Volgspot on Radio 2. In 2011 he won a Musicalworld Award for 'Eighth groupers do not cry' and a Golden Gurbe for his direction of 'Bloedbân'. In 2013 he was nominated for a Musical Award for the direction of 'Koning van Katoren'. Theun is also the permanent director of the Vondelpark Open Air Theater in Amsterdam.