Chris Vorster

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(19**-) Actor for stage, film and TV, director, dramatist, drama lecturer. Born in ***, studied for a four-year B.Dram at the Drama Department, University of Stellenbosch. Completed an M.Dram in Directing at the same University in 199*. Taught at the University of Stellenbosch in 199*-1999. Runs his own industrial theatre company. Stage plays written include Parradox (199*), Jeims Blond ** (199*) Jeims Blond 2 – Die Reuk van Vrees** (199*) and Jeims Blond 3 - ** (199*), Why’t Burp? (199*), ****, Hiert Jou Bliksem! (199*) **, Weyers (2000), Kwaggapolitiek (2000?*), Bal en Klou (2001), Mario Lanza (2003), Gehang (KKNK, 2005), Haaks (KKNK, 2005 - Winner of a Nagtegaalprys), * . Also adapted a number of works for the stage,such as Christoffel Coetsee’s novel Op soek na generaal Mannetjies Mentz (Or was it Van Hemert??** Aardklop, 1999),Directed most of his own plays, often performed in them as well. Also a sought after stage actor, with leads in **** Dog ** (***, 199*), **** (AP Brink 199*), *** TV appearances in Soutmansland (SABC, 1999/2000?*) Sewende Laan ("Seventh Avenue", SABC, 2001-5). In recent years also a television writer, with a series such as Plek van die Vleisvreters ("Place of the Meat Eaters", KykNet, 2004) and epsiodes of Sewende Laan (SABC 2, 2004-5) to his credit. VORSTER, Chris. Siener in die Suburbs, P.G. du Plessis, regie Chris Vorster, KKNK, VORSTER, Chris (19*-) Chris is a freelance actor who's been actively working in the entertainment industry since 1991. He is a lecturer in drama at the University of Stellenbosch and recently finished his Masters degree in directing whilst performing in numerous plays for CAPAB, Quantum and Blond Productions.He's been honoured with various Theatre and television nominations and awards for acting, directing and writing. Vorster has been hailed, by INSIG magazine, as one of South Africa's entertainers for the new millennium and according to DE KAT he's one of the country's top four comedy dramatists. He is currently working on a one man show which will tour the country during 1999. His film debut will be as Craig in Pure Blood.

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