Neil Coppen

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Neil Coppen (19**- ) is a South African actor, playwright, stage director and designer.

Biography

Youth

Training

Career

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

He designed Little Foot (2012) and directed Animal Farm (2015).

As playwright

Neil Coppen's plays include: Suicidal Pigeons; Two...; The Beginning of the End (with Clare Mortimer), Tin Bucket Drum; Tree Boy; Abnormal Loads; NewFoundLand;

Awards, etc

Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Theatre in 2011.

Among awards in different categories he has won a Durban Theatre Award in 2007 New SA Script for Tin Bucket Drum and a Naledi Award in 2015 as director of Animal Farm.

Sources

Website [1]

The Star, 27 October 2010.

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