Kobus Rossouw

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Kobus Rossouw (19**-19**) is a lighting designer, stage technician and manager and lecturer.

Not to be confused with the award-winning actor Cobus Rossouw



Studied theatre at Stellenbosch University.


Theatre technician and manager

He was the chief technician and resident lighting designer for the H.B. Thom Theatre, Stellenbosch (1995-2001), Senior Production Manager University of Cape Town Drama Department (2001-2003). After this he went freelance, and served in Technical Director and Production Manager for different production companies, inter alia the Third World Bunfight productions and Cape Town Opera.

He has toured extensively with celebrated South African opera and theatre productions and presented work in some of the world's most renowned theatres including Teatre Del Liceu, London Coliseum and Teatro Cólon.

Lighting designer

Lecturer and course designer

He is a respected senior lecturer who wrote the technical syllabus for the University of Stellenbosch and Technical Training Consultant to Artscape, establishing the Technical Training Academy for Artscape Theatre Centre.

Works as a freelance lighting designer.

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

Awards, etc

In April, 2004 he won the lighting design award at the Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees for Cry, The Beloved Country.



Jocasta Rising programme notes in 2004.

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