Pieter Jacobs

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Pieter Jacobs (1980-) Playwright, actor and arts manager.



He was born in Bloemfontein and attended school in Kroonstad.


Studied performing arts at the Tshwane University of Technology until 2001.


Joined a touring performance group under the auspices of the ATKV (Afrikaanse Taal en Kultuur Vereniging).

He has also done event management in the United Arab Emirates.

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

As actor performed in various theatre productions in SA and Ireland, including Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream and Happy Endings are Extra.

His plays include Plofstof (KKNK, 2004, Winner of a Nagtegaalprys) and Dalliances (Artscape, 2008).

He founded Bubblegum Productions with a group of friends, with the aim of producing puppet theatre productions in pre-primary schools.

As TV performer he has appeared in Song vir Katryn (KykNet & MNet) as "Faantjie".

Executive Administrator of ACT (RSG Kuns, 30 October 2012)

Awards, etc

His play Plofstof was awarded a Nagtegaalprys.


Volksblad, 25 November 2003.

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