Farouk Valley-Omar

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Farouk Valley-Omar (19**-). Actor, director, teacher.



BA (Drama) at UCT, . He studied directing at the British Theatre Association in London.


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

He acted in The Royal Hunt of the Sun, 1969; Skyf 1984 and 1998; The Boys Next Door 1986; Fiela se Kind 1986; Die Asjaspassie 1987; District Six – The Musical 1988; Just Like Home (as Gupta) 1990; Salaam Stories 2004.

Other productions include Toorberg, Die Verminktes, Antjie Somers, Hamlet, As You Like It (Maynardville 1999).

Directed and acted in Die Verminktes (year?)

He directed Dialogue With a Dying Man, 1987

He was on the first steering committee of the Cape Town Theatre Laboratory, 1998

Awards, etc


See sources of various productions.

Die Burger, 18 August 1986.

Prisma 3(8), October 1988.

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