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[[Gaerin Hauptfleisch]] (1971-) Actor, voice artist, playwright, theatre director, stage-manager, set designer, set-builder, and publicist.  
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[[Gaerin Hauptfleisch]] (1971-) is an actor, voice artist, playwright, theatre director, stage-manager, set designer, set-builder, and publicist.  
  
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= Biography =
  
== Biography ==
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Born in Bloemfontein, the son of [[Karina Hauptfleisch]] and [[Temple Hauptfleisch]], he grew up in Pretoria and Stellenbosch. Having completed his schooling at [[Stellenbosch High School]], he spent two years in Europe and Israel before returning to study drama at the Drama Department of the [[University of Stellenbosch]], specialising in directing and stage management, then completed an M.Dram in Directing (1999).
  
Son of [[Karina Hauptfleisch]] and [[Temple Hauptfleisch]]. Born in Bloemfontein, grew up in Pretoria and Stellenbosch. Studied at the Drama Department of the [[University of Stellenbosch]] (completed an M.Dram in 1999), specialising in directing. Married to [[Stephanie Hough]].  
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He is married to the actress [[Stephanie Hough]], and the couple have two sons, Nicholai and Luc.
  
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=Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance=
  
  
As actor: lead roles in  [[Chris Vorster]]’s hugely popular  ''[[Jeims Blond]]'' series and ''[[Why’t Burp]]'', [[Saartjie Botha]]’s’s ''[[Spanner]]'' (2001-2), [[David Kramer]]’s ''[[Die Ballade van Koos Sas]]'' (2001), his own plays (see below) and schools productions for [[Spektrum Productions]] (1998-2000). As director/designer: [[Keith Bain]]’s  ''[[Robin Hood]]'' (1999), [[Pieter Fourie]]’s ''[[Honour thy Mother, Fuck thy Father]]'' (''[[Naelstring]]'' in Afrikaans version - 2001), ''[[Gideon van Eeden]]''’s ''[[Boetman is Bedônit]]'' ([[KKNK]] and [[Aardklop festival|Aardklop]], 2007)).  Assistant director/stage manager on [[Pieter Fourie]]'s ''[[Gert Garries – ‘n baaisiekel babelas]]'' ([[Marthinus Basson]], 2002). As writer/director did the following plays with his own production company ([[Stercus Produksies|Stercus Productions]]): ''[[Varknek]]'' (1999),''[[Grensgeval]]'' (2000), ''[[Bees]]''  (2001), ''[[Bring Elvis Terug]]'' (2002), ''[[Manalleen]]'' (with [[Lindie Stander]], 2003), ''[[Die Vaal Koestertjie]]'' ([[Woordfees]], 2003, ''[[Trek]]'' ([[KKNK]], 2006) As stage manager he worked on a number of plays such as ''[[Môre is ‘n Lang Dag]]'' ([[Innibos]]-fees, directed by [[Albert Maritz]], 2008),  . Also wrote and directed a number of plays for schools. Publicist for the Drama Department at the [[Universiteit van Stellenbosch Drama Departement|University of Stellenbosch]] (1999-), librarian for the [[Centre for Theatre and Performance Studies]], chairman of the [[Libertas Theatre Club]] in Stellenbosch (2000-) and editor of ''[[Ad Lib]]'', their newsletter (1998-) 
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== Management and marketing==
  
HAUPTFLEISCH, Gaerin, ''[[Varknek]]'', Gaerin Hauptfleisch, (skrywer & regiseur)  [[KKNK]], 1999, [[Nina Swart]].  Ook by KLT., ''[[Gert Garries – ‘n baaisiekel babelas]]'' (2002) Regie deur [[Marthinus Basson]], Gaerin Hauptfleisch (asst. regiseur).  Met [[Anthony Lewis Wilson|Anthony Wilson]] & [[Lourens Smith]].  [[Artscape|Kunstekaap]]. [[Dawid Minnaar]] by [[KKNK]].  ''[[Bring Elvis Terug]]'', Gaerin Hauptfleisch, [[Klein Libertas-teater]], 2002.  [[Floyd de Vaal]], [[Thinus RKeve]] ''[[Die Vaal Koestertjie]]'', [[Woordfees]], 2003. [[Gideon van Eeden]]’s ''[[Boetman is Bedônit]]'' ([[KKNK]] and [[Aardklop festival|Aardklop]], 2007);  ''[[Môre is ‘n Lang Dag]]'', [[Deon Opperman]], [[Innibos]]-fees, 2008.  [[Albert Maritz]] (Regiseur)  Gaerin Hauptfleisch (verhoogbestuurder).
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While a student he was the publicist for the [[Universiteit van Stellenbosch Drama Departement]] (1999-) and the librarian for the [[Centre for Theatre and Performance Studies]] ().  
  
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He has been the chairman of the [[Libertas Theatre Club]] in Stellenbosch since 2000 and has edited ''[[Ad Lib]]'', their newsletter, since 1998. 
  
Directed ''[[Nommerpas]]'' ([[Hein Poole]] and [[Lee Roodt]]) (2015)
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In 2*** he became a joint owner of the educational theatre company [[Spektrum Produksies]] (1998-2000), later taking over the company. In 2*** he also founded [[Stercus Produksies]], and adult company, to perform his own plays.
  
The writing duo combine Hein’s sketch comedy talents with Lee’s stand-up style to tell the story of a bookie and his clients as their fortunes rise and fall. Under the direction of Gaerin Hauptfleisch, Lee plays Lee Roy Brown, the patriarch in this gambling “family” while Hein breathes life into his quirky characters who believe that every cent they gamble will take them one step closer to their dreams. Derra the pensioner refuses to give up on his dreams, while Gail the hairstylist wants the life of Kim Kardashian. Boeta Chris, the car guard is sick of crime and wants to start his own security company while Kabouter the street walker wants to be an international businessman.
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== As actor: ==
Nommerpas is an apt metaphor for the highs and lows of everyday life, reminding audiences to not take things too seriously. “Life is a gamble. You win some, you lose some.” It can be full of both pain and joy, but like the characters in Nommerpas, its important is that we never lose our compassion.
 
  
Hein and Lee set about creating the production after comedy audiences in Paarl started asking for a theatre piece. With its combination of believable characters and audience interaction, Nommerpas will entertain regular theatre-goers and initiates alike.  
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Played lead roles in [[Chris Vorster]]’s hugely popular  ''[[Jeims Blond]]'' series and ''[[Why’t Burp]]'', [[Saartjie Botha]]’s’s ''[[Spanner]]'' (2001-2), [[David Kramer]]’s ''[[Die Ballade van Koos Sas]]'' (2001), He has on occasion acted in his own plays (see below), especially children's and schools productions for [[Spektrum Productions]] (1998-2000).
  
Nommerpas will be staged at the Artscape Arena on Thursday 2, Saturday 4, Thursday 9 and Friday 10 July at 19:30 and at 16:30 on Saturday 11 July. Tickets are available from Computicket or Artscape Dial-a-Seat on 021 421 7695.
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==As playwright/director==
  
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He also wrote and directed the following plays with his own production company ([[Stercus Produksies|Stercus Productions]]): ''[[Varknek]]'' (1999),''[[Grensgeval]]'' (2000), ''[[Bees]]''  (2001), ''[[Bring Elvis Terug]]'' (2002), ''[[Manalleen]]'' (with [[Lindie Stander]], 2003), ''[[Die Vaal Koestertjie]]'' ([[Woordfees]], 2003, ''[[Trek]]'' ([[KKNK]], 2006), ''[[Bloed]]'' (2012),
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== As director/designer: ==
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Directed [[Keith Bain]]’s  ''[[Robin Hood]]'' (1999), [[Pieter Fourie]]’s ''[[Honour thy Mother, Fuck thy Father]]'' (''[[Naelstring]]'' in Afrikaans version - 2001), ''[[Gideon van Eeden]]''’s ''[[Boetman is Bedônit]]'' ([[KKNK]] and [[Aardklop festival|Aardklop]], 2007)).  Assistant director/stage manager on [[Pieter Fourie]]'s ''[[Gert Garries – ‘n baaisiekel babelas]]'' ([[Marthinus Basson]], 2002), ''[[Nommerpas]]'' in 2015, ''[[Mis]]'' (De Wet, 2016-2018), ''[[Die Roadtrip]]'' (2019).
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== As stage manager and technician==
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He worked on a number of plays as stage manager and/or technician, including ''[[Môre is ‘n Lang Dag]]'' ([[Innibos]]-fees, directed by [[Albert Maritz]], 2008), ''[[Playland]]'' (2014), ''[[Nag van Legio]]'' (2017), .
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=Sources=
  
 
See website: http://www.stercus.co.za/
 
See website: http://www.stercus.co.za/
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Latest revision as of 06:53, 23 March 2019

Gaerin Hauptfleisch (1971-) is an actor, voice artist, playwright, theatre director, stage-manager, set designer, set-builder, and publicist.

Biography

Born in Bloemfontein, the son of Karina Hauptfleisch and Temple Hauptfleisch, he grew up in Pretoria and Stellenbosch. Having completed his schooling at Stellenbosch High School, he spent two years in Europe and Israel before returning to study drama at the Drama Department of the University of Stellenbosch, specialising in directing and stage management, then completed an M.Dram in Directing (1999).

He is married to the actress Stephanie Hough, and the couple have two sons, Nicholai and Luc.

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

Management and marketing

While a student he was the publicist for the Universiteit van Stellenbosch Drama Departement (1999-) and the librarian for the Centre for Theatre and Performance Studies ().

He has been the chairman of the Libertas Theatre Club in Stellenbosch since 2000 and has edited Ad Lib, their newsletter, since 1998.

In 2*** he became a joint owner of the educational theatre company Spektrum Produksies (1998-2000), later taking over the company. In 2*** he also founded Stercus Produksies, and adult company, to perform his own plays.

As actor:

Played lead roles in Chris Vorster’s hugely popular Jeims Blond series and Why’t Burp, Saartjie Botha’s’s Spanner (2001-2), David Kramer’s Die Ballade van Koos Sas (2001), He has on occasion acted in his own plays (see below), especially children's and schools productions for Spektrum Productions (1998-2000).

As playwright/director

He also wrote and directed the following plays with his own production company (Stercus Productions): Varknek (1999),Grensgeval (2000), Bees (2001), Bring Elvis Terug (2002), Manalleen (with Lindie Stander, 2003), Die Vaal Koestertjie (Woordfees, 2003, Trek (KKNK, 2006), Bloed (2012),

As director/designer:

Directed Keith Bain’s Robin Hood (1999), Pieter Fourie’s Honour thy Mother, Fuck thy Father (Naelstring in Afrikaans version - 2001), Gideon van Eeden’s Boetman is Bedônit (KKNK and Aardklop, 2007)). Assistant director/stage manager on Pieter Fourie's Gert Garries – ‘n baaisiekel babelas (Marthinus Basson, 2002), Nommerpas in 2015, Mis (De Wet, 2016-2018), Die Roadtrip (2019).

As stage manager and technician

He worked on a number of plays as stage manager and/or technician, including Môre is ‘n Lang Dag (Innibos-fees, directed by Albert Maritz, 2008), Playland (2014), Nag van Legio (2017), .


Sources

See website: http://www.stercus.co.za/

https://af.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaerin_Hauptfleisch

https://www.pressreader.com/south-africa/die-burger/20170718/281797104045490

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