Andrew Botha (19**-) Stage, set and costume designer, and director.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Andrew started his career with set designs for Hello, Dolly! (1980). He has since been a designer on more than a thousand projects, including A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1983), The Marriage of Figaro, Camelot, Sweeney Todd, My Fair Lady, Little Shop of Horrors, Jesus Christ Superstar (1991), David Kramer and Taliep Petersen's Poison.
Some of many other productions for which he designed include All My Sons, Benefactors, Charley's Aunt, Children of the Wolf, The Comedy of Errors, Gigi, Hysteria, A Streetcar Named Desire, Janice Honeyman’s pantomime The Sleeping Beauty (1990), Other Places, Candide, Memoir, Wild Honey, Isn't It Romantic, Miscarriage of Murder, Virginia, Taking Sides, The Lady from Dubuque, Full Gallop, Burning Blue, Jerry's Girls, Art, Love, Julie, March of the Falsettos, Sinbad's African Adventures, The Martian Chronicles, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Side by Side by Sondheim, Master Class (McNally).
Designed for Taking Sides, 1997.
He has worked in Greece, South Korea, Australia, China, Holland, Russia and Malaysia, including on Creators (for Cirque du Soleil , 200*).
Poison programme notes, 1992.
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