Jenny Stead (19**-). Actress and cabaret artist.
Toured abroad with Truth in Translation, returned to South Africa, after a two-year break she settled in Cape Town with her family and retuned to the stage in 2011.
Completed a B.Dram Honours at the Drama Department at the Stellenbosch University Drama Department in 1999.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
In 2000 she also appeared in woMANize (directed by Anton Luitingh) and played Jocelyn in Glass Roots by Fiona Coyne at the Baxter Theatre and at the Grahamstown Festival in 2000 as well as at the Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees in 2001.
Some other productions include Breathing In (2004), Noises Off (2005), The Secret Love Life of Ophelia (as Ophelia, 2005, Truth in Translation (Market Theatre 2006 and on tour), Perfect Wedding (2011), Champ (as Cardenio, 2012-2013), The Rocky Horror Show (as Janet, 2013), The Comedy of Errors (as the courtesan, Maynardville 2012), Cardenio (2013), The Glass Menagerie (as Laura Wingfield, Artscape 2019).
Jenny has also appeared on film and television.
H.B. Thom Theatre programme, 1996.
Glassroots theatre programme, 2000.
Die Burger, 7 March 2005; 10 February 2012.
The Star 26 July 2005.
Cape Times, 5 May 2005; 21 Feb 2006; 4 April 2011; 11 October 2019.
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