Michele Scott

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Michele Scott (19**-) Actress. Also credited as Michelle Scott.

Biography

Youth

Michele grew up in Bloemfontein.

Training

Trained at the University of Cape Town Drama Department until 1988.

Career

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

She has performed in a variety of productions for PACT, the Baxter Theatre, the Market Theatre and Pieter Toerien.

As a student she had roles in Die Kaalkop Prima Donna (1987), The Rimers of Eldritch (1988), Pale Souls.

She featured in The Visit and A Far Country. Hard Times.

As a professional actress she has appeared in The Glass Menagerie (Baxter 1989), Alibi (1990), A Worm in the Bud (1990), Steel Magnolias (Baxter 1990), The Heidi Chronicles (Market 1990), Panics (1991), The Merchant of Venice (Maynardville 1992), The Apple Cart (CAPAB 1992), Hamlet (1992), Die Tou (1992), Wuthering Heights (CAPAB 1992), The Two Gentlemen of Verona (CAPAB 1993), Drif (CAPAB 1994), he played Gwendolen in Travesties (CAPAB 1994), Heliotrope Bouquet (CAPAB 1994), Mirakel (CAPAB 1994), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Maynardville 1995), Madame de Sade (1997), Vatmaar (2002), Now Now (2005).


She played the role of Engela in the Sonneblom Films production of Die Storie van Klara Viljee.

Awards, etc

Winner of the Fleur du Cap as Most Promising Student in 1988.

She was awarded a Fleur du Cap for Best Supporting Actress and a AA Vita Award for her role in The Glass Menagerie and received acclaim for roles in Panics, Mirakel as Lenie and Die Tou.

Sources

A Midsummer Night's Dream programme notes in 1995 at Maynardville.

National Arts Festival programme, 1994.

Madame de Sade programme notes, 1997.

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