Coco Merckel

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Coco Merckel (19*-). South African actor.

Biography

Training

Career

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Appeared in Twelfth Night at the Market Theatre, 1998.

Autobiographical one-man show No Room for Squares with his father, saxophonist Bobby Merckel and his uncle, Henry Merckel, on keyboards, directed by Robert Colman (2000).

The role of Prince McTrev in MacBeki by Pieter-Dirk Uys (2009). Don't Look Away, two-hander with Esmeralda Bihl written and directed by Jerry Mofokeng (2011).

Awards, etc

He was nomnated for a Vita Award (Gauteng region, 1999/2000) for "Best script of a new SA play" for No Room for Squares,also for "Best performance in a comedy" for the same production.

Sources

No Room for Squares script held by NELM: [Collection: MARKET THEATRE]: 2008. 22. 6. 45.

Photographs and other material re Market Theatre production of Twelfth Night held by NELM.

The Citizen, 17 July 2000.

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