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Summary

I am an actress, choreographer, TV presenter, videographer and film editor from Germiston. I studied acting under the supervision of Andrew Buckland in 2014, and choreography with Jaunita Praeg at the Rhodes University Drama Department. I also studied Journalism and Media Studies at Rhodes University. I was accepted into Television  Journalism in my final at the institution. I am currently completing my honours degree in Drama at UCT.

Work History

20162016

First year practical and theory tutor

UCT Drama Departments
20152015

Lead actress

Rhodes University Drama Department

I played in Elektra in Yael Farber's "Molora". The piece was adapted and directed by Masixole Heshu, who was, at the time, a third year directing student.

20142014

News Writter

Gagasi FM

Wrote hourly news bulletins

20132014

Performer and crew member

Hertz

"Hertz" is a Master's final year piece created by Ilana Cilliers. It was a site Specific work set on a squash court in one of the private schools in Grahamstown. It looked at the heart as point of reference throughout the entire piece.  Ilana was graded a 85% for it. 

20132013

Front House and Usher

Rhodes University Drama Department

I was an usher as well as worked at the front house during the Young Directors Season (2013). The show was made up of the work created by Honours directing students of that year.

20132013

Lead Actress

Rhodes University Drama Dpartment

I played the character of Nora Helmer in Hendrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House". It was adapted by Jessica Earnshaw, who was, at the time, a third directing student

Skills

Contemporary dance
TV Presenter

Anchor of Molo Makana. Produced by the Rhodes University TV class (2015)

Ballroom and Latin Dance

Level 1 competitive dancer

Education

20162016

Bachelor of Art - Honours

University of Cape Town

Honours in Drama, specialising in directing

20132015

Bachelor of Arts

Rhodes University

Bachelor of Arts in Drama and TV Journalism and Media studies 

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References

20162016

Veronica Baxter

Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town

veronica.baxter@uct.ac.za

20132015

Jaunita Praeg

Associate Professor at the Rhodes University Drama Deaprtment

j.praeg at ru.ac.za

20152015

Leila Dougan 

Televison Journalism lecturer at The Africa Media Matrix

leiladougan@gmail.com