Marc Hosten

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Marc Hosten (19**-2011) was an actor, playwright, lecturer and copy-writer.


He died of cancer on 23 September 2011.


He studied drama at the University of the Orange Free State .


In 1998 he joined the Vega School of Brand Communications in Cape Town as lecturer and copy writer.

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

He established himself as playwright at the ATKV Kampustoneel festival.

He wrote Job, Iris-Beheer, Koebaai Ntate, Luc, Sizo Bonana E Mfulenti / I’ll See You Upstream, Galgstories and Other Noose Tales, Om 'n Jakkalsbessie, Die Basics van Lepel Lê.

Awards, etc

Om 'n Jakkalsbessie was the Free State regional winner of the 1991 SACPAC Award.

In the category Best New Script his play Die Basics van Lepel Lê won the Vita Award (Free State region) and Luc was nominated in this category the next year.

In 1994 Marc was nominated for a Vita Award (National) in the category South African Playwright of the Year for Die Basics van Lepel Lê.


Nico Luwes 2010. Pieter Fourie (1940-) se bydrae as Afrikaanse dramaturg en kunsbestuurder: 1965-2010. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. Bloemfontein: University of the Free State, pp. 313 [1]

NELM catalogue.

The Star, 5 September 1994.

Go to ESAT Bibliography

For more information

Wikipedia [2].

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