Margit Meyer-Rödenbeck

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Margit Meyer-Rödenbeck (born 1970) Comedienne, actress, cabaret artiste, producer.


She was born in Paarl, matriculated in Durbanville and started her studies at the University of Stellenbosch Drama Department in 1988. She graduated with a B.A. (Hons) in 1991 and completed a master's degree in theatre management in 1997.

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

As a student she assisted Juanita Swanepoel in directing a UTS production of WAM (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) (1991).

She is the creator of the character Dowwe Dolla.

She directed Boksballade (2013), Kytie - 'n Koos Kombuis-storie and performed in Jong Dames Dinamiet, K and Lag Jou G*t Af.

Apart from her stage work (children's theatre, cabaret, etc.), she works as radio presenter and she is co-owner of Die Boer theatre restaurant [1] in Durbanville.

Awards, etc

She was the winner of a FNB Vita Award (Free State region, 2000/2001) in the category Best Performance in a Comedy for Dowwe Dolla.


The Citizen, 17 July 1999.

Sowetan, 25 July 2001.

Rapport, 31 March 2013.

Dowwe Dolla page [2].

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