Onida Cowan

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Onida Cowan. (19*-) Actress.




She was a student of the University of Pretoria Drama Department in the mid 1990s.


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

She has appeared on stage in a student production of Siener in die Suburbs (1993) and in Die Pakkamer (1996), My Children!, My Africa! (1996), Agnes van ons Liewe Heer (1997), Vonke uit Vuurklip (1999), Straties by Braam van der Vyver (KKNK, 2004), My Boetie se Sussie se Ou (2004), the musical Footloose (2008), The Last Pro in Yeoville (2011).

She was a founder member of the theatre group Die Vrystaatse Ensemble in 1998.

Awards, etc

She was nominated for a national Vita Award, actress of the year, for her role in Die Pakkamer in 1996.


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