Kevin Feather

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Kevin Feather (19**--****). Actor, singer, musician, director. *


Biography

He was born in Uitenhage, South Africa.

Youth

Training

He studied in Port Elizabeth for his B.A. and acting Licentiate.


Career

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

He made his stage debut in NAPAC's original production of Christian! and followed this with They're Playing Our Song, Hello, Dolly!, Kismet, Evita, I Love my Wife, Mame.

He composed the score for Forbidden Fruits in addition to being Musical Director/Accompanist.

He starred in the Children's Theatre production of Jack and the Beanstalk together with Michael Brunner, Drummond Marais and Sue Kelly Christie at the Intimate Theatre in July 1984. He devised and directed Tarts starring Jocelyn Broderick, Natalie Gamsu and Gaby Lomberg at the Laundro in 1986. He created and co-starred with Malcolm Terrey in Jo'burg Follies at the Black Sun in Berea in 1986. He did the music for Tom Lehrer’s Tom Foolery at the André Huguenet Theatre in 1989. His Jo'Burg Follies was staged at the Leonard Rayne Theatre in January 1990. He devised and directed The Doowah Girls at the Richard Haines Theatre in 1993.

Musical Director of Jerry's Girls.

Devised and performed the revues Back to Back and Pure Diamond.

Awards, etc

He was nominated for national or regional Vita Awards several times.

Sources

SACD 1981/82.

National Arts Festival programme 1987. 32. Go to ESAT Bibliography

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