Jana van Niekerk

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Actress (19**-****)



Graduated from the University of Cape Town, 1992? with a Performer's Diploma in Speech and Drama (with distinction)


Joined CAPAB Drama Company in December 1992.

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

The Two Gentlemen of Verona directed by Ralph Lawson (1993), The Importance of Being Earnest directed by Ralph Lawson (1993), Iras in Antony and Cleopatra directed by Marthinus Basson, Chloë Coverly in Arcadia directed by Roy Sargeant (1993), Miranda in The Tempest (1994), Fiona in Plastics (1994), Cecily in Travesties directed by Roy Sargeant (1994), Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1994), Amy's View (1999), Strangers on a Train (1999), Killing Time (2000).

Played St. Joan in Brian O'Shaughnessy's adaptation of Shaw's play for Radio SA. Seen inA Far Country. Filmed the TV series Woestynblom.

Awards, etc


Travesties programme notes, 1994.

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