Maralin Vanrenen (19**-). Actress, director.
She was born in Kenilworth, Cape Town.
She studied for a Performer's Diploma in Speech and Drama at the University of Cape Town Drama Department.
She worked for The Space since 1972 and in 1975 moved Johannesburg appearing in productions for Barney Simon and Brickhill/Burke before touring Europe and the USA to see, experience and take part in theatre.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
At The Space she performed in Dracula, The Exception and the Rule, Fragments, Futz, Gameplay, God’s Forgotten, The Happy Prince, Kennedy's Children, Kitsch, Lesson in Blood and Roses, Line/It's Called the Sugar Plum, A Man Hanging, Muzeeka, Slag, The Sport of My Mad Mother, Superman, Sweet Eros, Three’s Company, 'Tis a Pity She's a Whore, A Touch of 1900s and What the Butler Saw.
She starred in PACT's The Comedy of Errors (1985) and in Tobie Cronjé’s production of Nunsense at the Alhambra Theatre in 1988. She starred in Richard Harris’s The Maintenance Man at the Leonard Rayne in 1990.
She has done television work locally and overseas.
Nominee 1991 Vanrenen, Maralin in The Sleeping Beauty (Gallo Award for best performance in a musical);
She was nominated for a Three Leaf Award twice.
Nunsense programme notes, 1988.
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