Jo Galloway

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Jo Galloway is an actor, producer, director, writer and choreographer.


Daughter of Keith Galloway and Delia Sainsbury. Sister of actress Genna Galloway.

Jo attended Camps Bay High School in Cape Town.

Jo has worked extensively in theatre and television in South Africa and abroad. While working in the USA, Jo focused on the production and acting side of multi-camera comedy shows such as "ANTfarm," "Mighty Med," "Bunk'd,” "Gamers Guide" and “School Of Rock.” Some of her other TV & film credits include "FAM," "Masters of Sex," "The Orville," "The Dark Tapes," "American Nightmare," "Revelation Road" and "White Lies" starring Natalie Dormer. After living in America for 10 years, she now works between the USA, UK and the South African film and television markets.


Jo is qualified in Speech and Drama & Musical Theatre and holds her International Tap & Modern Dance Teacher qualifications through the Waterfront Theatre School in Cape Town and the I.S.T.D London. ​

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


Jo has performed in theatre productions such as Cats (Demeter), The Full Monty (Estelle), Buddy! The Buddy Holly Story, Hairspray (Amber), Happily Ever Laughter, African Footprint, Look Back in Anger (Helena), Some Girls, Boeing-Boeing (Gloria), Perfect Wedding (Julie), and the Hollywood award nominated production Infantryman In the Wardrobe, which she also wrote and directed. She also performed in SpongeBob SquarePants: The Sponge Who Could Fly (2009).


She co-wrote and performed in the hit sketch comedy SABC 3 TV show Sketch U Later, as well as played a lead role in the award-winning SABC television drama Intersextions.

Awards, etc

Jo was nominated twice for her stage performances, in the roles of "Demeter" in Cats, followed by "Amber" in Hairspray.


Rapport, 19 November 2009.

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