Jannie Swanepoel

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Jannie Swanepoel (19**-). Stage manager. Lighting designer.

Biography

Youth

Training

Career

Worked for six years with the Brooke Theatre and on National touring, was the stage manager for PACT opera and as the stage manager for PACT English Drama.

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

He directed An Evening with Maggie and Frank, 1968.

He did the lighting and production management for Little Shop of Horrors, 1984-1985.

Some of the numerous other productions he was involved in include:

As lighting designer: Lend Me a Tenor, Six Degrees of Separation, I Was King, No Sex Please, We're British, A Slice of Saturday Night, The Woman in Black, Fringe Benefits, Isn't It Romantic, Two Into One, Miscarriage of Murder, Doubles, M. Butterfly, Le Plus Heureux des Trois, Jest a Second, Nunsense.

As set and lighting designer: Legends!, Japes, Ying Tong - A Walk With The Goons.

As stage manager: A Sip of Jerepigo.


Awards, etc

Nominated for a Vita Award (National and Transvaal, 1993) for The Woman in Black,

Won the Vita Award (Cape region) in 1993 for Best Set Design for I Was King and `The Woman in Black.

He won the Shirley Moss Award for his lighting of Snake Beneath the Rose, 1986.

Sources

SACD 1973.

Nunsense programme notes 1988.

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