Janna Ramos-Violante

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Janna Ramos-Violante (1983-). Actress, director, playwright.


Originally from Durban, she settled in Johannesburg.

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

Acted in Doubt (2015), directed and acted in Miss Dietrich Regrets written by South African born playwright Gail Louw [1] (2015) and directed Louw's Blonde Poison (2016-2018).

She was seen in the farcical Don't Dress For Dinner followed by the edgy Venus in Fur, opposite Neil Coppen. She co-directed Coppen's Young Artist Award winning production Abnormal Loads.

Other productions include Boston Marriage and The Imagined Land. She choreographed the pantomime Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood in 2010.


The Star, 1 October 2013.

The Citizen, 6 June 2015.

Pretoria News, 28 July 2015.

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