(19**-) Actor for stage, television and film, director, scriptwriter and lecturer. (Also known as Abduraghmaan Adams.)
Born and raised in Cape Town.
First trained and worked as a nurse, before studying for a B.Dram degree at the at the University of Stellenbosch Drama Department.
He has alternated between periods as a freelance actor/director and periods as a lecturer at the University of Stellenbosch.
Became a lecturer in the Drama Department at Stellenbosch in 199*. He left teaching to follow a free-lance career in 2003, but returned to University teaching at Stellenbosch in 2010, once more quitting in 2013.
Directing projects include Skrêmbuild Eggs vir Nasiebrou [lit something like "Scrambled eggs for nation cooking"),a satirical prose and verse voice programme utilizing Afrikaans writing in all the dialects and forms available. A commissioned work for the Kleinkaroo Nasionale Kunstefees (KKNK)at Oudtshoorn 1999 and 2000.
Among his most notable performances have been the lead in Brecht's Baal in the Brecht Centenary year for the University of Stellenbosch, a version of Report to an Academy (**) Grahamstown Festival 1999?), Roadkill/Padkos (Malan Steyn) and Rooikôppetjie **?? (Spier, 2001), Naelstring / Honour thy mother, Fuck thy Father (Pieter Fourie, KKNK Oudtshoorn/ Grahamstown Festival, 2001), Bok-bok staan styf (Malan Steyn, KKNK, 2002), *** Amadeus (Baxter, 2006), Gideon van Eeden’s Boetman is Bedônit (KKNK and Aardklop, 2007) **, Let's Mix It (2008-9), Coconuts and Marulas.
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