Amrain Ismail-Essop (born 1976). South African stage, film and television actress and dramatist.
Born in Cape Town in 1976.
Studied at University of Cape Town Drama Department (1996-1998).
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Wrote and performed Kerrie Karma (1999) as part of the Baxter Theatre Laboratory’s Young Writer’s Programme. Other stage credits include: Locked (Adam Pike, 2001), Sorrows and Rejoicings (Athol Fugard, 2001), For Coloured Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf (2002). Film and television credits include Generations (SABC, 2001) and Scooter Riders (2001), Forgiveness and Twist. Played the role of Antigone in Jocasta Rising in 2004.
Fleur du Cap Award for Best Performance in a Musical or Revue, shared with the cast of For Coloured Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf in 2002.
Die Burger, 6 September 2001.
Jocasta Rising programme notes in 2004.
Go to ESAT Bibliography
Return to ESAT Personalities I
Return to South African Theatre Personalities
Return to The ESAT Entries
Return to Main Page