William Harding (19**- ) is a Belgian-born South African actor and playwright.
Born in Belgium and moved to South Africa in 1995.
Graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand Drama Department in 2011 with an honours degree in Dramatic Arts. While a student he took part in more than twenty student and semi-professional productions.
While a student at Wits Drama Department, he travelled to the Czech Republic in 2009 with Greg Homann's play Previously Owned and, in 2011, he had a part in Othello, directed by John Kani. In 2011 he was appointed as researcher, actor and assistant producer/administrator at the Fortune Cookie Theatre Company.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
In 2014 he made a South African English adaptation of a one-act monologue by Anton Chekhov and called it Tobacco, and the Harmful Effects Thereof.
In 2016, he travelled around South Africa performing in Shakespeare's Coriolanus (in the role of Menenius Agrippa) for schools.
Personal correspondence with William Harding (June 2016).
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