Glenn Swart

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Glenn Swart (19*-) Singer, director and actor. He also works in film, television and radio.



He has a Performer's diploma from UCT Drama School, 1980. He has also had extensive singing and dance training and has studied classical music.


Spent three years on contract with PACT from 1981. Turned freelance in 1984.

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

He did the musical direction of the cabaret Put Your Foot in My Mouth.

Glenn performed in Spring Awakening (1984), A Lad 'n' a Lamp (1984), Bagasie, Hamlet, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Looking-Glass, Boo to the Moon (1987), The Martian Chronicles (1988), 'n Brommer in die Boord (1989), in two productions of Camelot (1989 and 1994), The Big Friendly Giant (1993), Mame (1994), Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Into the Woods, Honk! (2000), Vatmaar (2002-2003), Kinky Boots (2019).

He also performed in Woman in the Moon in 2005 and directed the musical show Three Tons of Fun… and then some in 2004.

Awards, etc

He won a Fleur du Cap Best Actor in Musical for his role in Evita, award year 2000.

He was nominated Best Support Actor, Vita Award (Cape region) for Into the Woods, 1998.


Boo to the Moon programme notes, 1987.

Theatre programmes of various productions.

Cape Argus, 25 August 1998.

Die Burger, 26 February 2000.

Cape Times, 19 June 2003.

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