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Anelia Van Zyl

TEACHER/ ACTOR/HOSPITALITY/EVENTS

Work History

May 2015 - Nov 2016

Teacher of Foreign Language - English

ECC International, Hat Yai, Thailand

After hours / Contract

Ages 13-17

May 2015Nov 2016

Teacher of Foreign Language - English

Sahasart School

Ages 3-5

Ages 6-8

Ages 14-16

Feb 2015Apr 2015

Production Coordinator

Network Productions, Cape Town, South Africa

Assisting director with pre - and post production.

Contract work.

Jan 2014Dec 2014

Castin Coordinator and Artist Booker.

Blue Star Artist Management, Cape Town, South Africa

Sourcing.  Casting. Set management. Admin and Finances.

Jul 2014Oct 2014

Actor, Props Master. (Children's Theatre)

South African National Theatre for youth

Pantomime. Lead Actor. Singer.  Performed at 89 schools in - and around Cape Town.

Piece - "George's Marvelous Medicine.  Roald Dahl.

Contract work - running duration of show. 

Feb 2013Jul 2013

Head Chef

 Honeybun, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa.

Chef. Designing of Menus. Managing of kitchen - and floor staff.  Function Coordinator. 

Jan 2013Apr 2013

Free lance English tutor

Cape Town English Language Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

English tutor of foreign students that come to SA to learn English and travel.

Jun 2012Dec 2012

Teacher

Hat Yai, Dream Academy. Andrew Biggs, Hat Yai, Thailand

Teacher of English Language.

Teacher of drama, movement, and music appreciation.

Ages 9-11

Jan 2009Nov 2011

Owner / Manager

Laughenis Guest Farm

Manager, Guest House. Chef for Guest House.  Recreational Activities Organiser.  

Jul 2008Dec 2008

Caterer / Guest Serving / House Keeping

Catering Assistant, Isles of Scilly, Tresco Island, UK

Function (weddings etc) Coordinator. Serving of guests.  House keeping.

Feb 2008Jun 2008

Teacher Assitant

Bronswick Park Primary, UK.

Assisting learners and teacher ages 5 - 12.

Jan 2007Nov 2007

Actor, Props Master, Set Builder. Children's - and Education Theatre.

Babbel Box Theatre, Johannesburg, South Africa

Actor in various children's theatre productions at the Babbel Box Theatre.

Actor in various educational theatre in shools in - and around Johannesburg.  

Education

Jan 2017 - Present

BTech Drama

Tswane University 
Aug 2014Sep 2014

National Acting Certificate for Film and TV.

ACT Cape Town

Acting for Film and TV

Dec 2011Jan 2012

TEFL Teaching English as a Foreign Language.

Teach Travel Asia, Hua Hin, Thailand. 

Student of teacher of foreign Language. English

Jan 2006Dec 2006

NQF Level Conference - and Event Management.  HND foundation Degree Level.

Damelin International Business School, Johannesburg, South Africa
Jan 2001Dec 2003

Drama

Tswane University of Technology

Student of Performing arts. Drama and Music.

Jan 2000Dec 2000

Sport Science.

Tygerberg College, Cape Town, South Africa

Anatomy and Physiology.  Recreational Sport.  Motor Development in young learners.

Jan 1995Nov 1999

High School.

Augsburg Agricultural Gymnasium, Clanwilliam, South Africa

Subjects:  Afrikaans Language. English Language. Business Management. Hospitality. Biology. Agricultural Science. Basic Horticulture. Natural Resources. Animal Science. Plants and pesticides. 

FIRST female in South Africa to win a Agricultural Science Award - 1999.

Skills

Script writing and editing for children's - and educational theatre.

Research on social issues.  Writing of education programs for Edu theatre, covering issues as, Drug and Alcohol Abuse, HIV and Aids, Social skills, etc.

Writer of children's theatre scripts.

Writing and adaptation of existing stories for theatre/acting use.




Photography and Illustration.

Development. Creative aspects of Photography. Hobby.

Literacy and Computers

Fluent and proficient in both Afrikaans and English.  Excellent writing skills- creative and corporate.  Expert of the field of marketing and social media.  Design

Communication

Conceptualising, development and execution of corporate communication, through written data, multi media, presentations and public relations.

(Management of performers, directing, press releases, set up of artist porfolios, event management, event coordination, Master of Ceremonies at Corporate Functions, Public speaking)

Cheffing/Culinary Expert

Cooking, Management, Artistic Plating of food, Setting up of Menus and recipes.

Acting

TV, Film, Theatre, Performance Visual Art, Spectacles, Public Acting, Writing, Directing.

Musician

Vocal, Piano, guitar, and harmonica.

Teaching

Teacher of English and performing arts.  


Inspiration 

When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us, becomes better too. P. Coelho

Wisdom

Come to the edge he said.  We are scared they said. Come to the edge, he said. They came to the edge, he pushed them, and they flew. C Logue

Life lessons

In every real man, a child is hidden that wants to play. F. Nietzsche

music

Don't bother looking for the view, I already created it. G Mahler.

Teaching

A person's a person, no matter how small. Dr Seuss

LOve

You become responsible, for whatever you have tamed.

happiness

It's always tea-time. L Caroll