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(1971-) Actor, voice artist, theatre director, stage-manager, designer, playwright and publicist. 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]]. 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]], 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, As stage manager he worked on a number of plays such as ''[[Môre is ‘n Lang Dag]]'' (Inniebos-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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[[Gaerin Hauptfleisch]] (1971-) is an actor, voice artist, playwright, theatre director, stage-manager, set designer, set-builder, and publicist.  
  
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 [[Antony Wilson]] & [[Lourens Smith]][[Artscape|Kunstekaap]]. [[Dawid Minnaar]] by [[KKNK]]. ''[[Bring Elvis terug]]'', Gaerin Hauptfleisch, [[Klein Libertas Theatre|Klein Libertas]], 2002.  [[Floyd de Waal]], [[Thinus Reeve]]''[[. 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]], [[Inniebos-fees]], 2008[[Albert Maritz]] (Regiseur  Gaerin Hauptfleisch (verhoogbestuurder).
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= Biography =
==Sources==
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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).
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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=
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== Management and marketing==
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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. 
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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.
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== As actor: ==
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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).
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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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https://af.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaerin_Hauptfleisch
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https://www.pressreader.com/south-africa/die-burger/20170718/281797104045490
  
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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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