Nicky Rebelo (1958-). Actor, cabaret artist, director and playwright.
Nicky was born in Johannesburg and went to school at Saint Benedicts College.
Graduated at Wits Drama School in 1981.
After graduating he worked with the Junction Avenue Theatre Company.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
As stage performer
He starred in Forbidden Fruits, in Going Under, in Paul Slabolepszy’s Making Like America together with Paul, Marius Weyers and Lida Meiring under Bobby Heaney’s direction at the Market in December 1986. Played Bobby in American Buffalo. He has appeared in West, Walking Wounded, Making Like America at the Baxter and the Market Theatre's Superheroes, Marabi, Upfront, The Bicycle Riders and Outers at the Market Theatre, The Substance of Fire. The Puppet Rock Picture Play.
Cabaret: A Day in the Life of South African Under White Supervision.
As film actor
In 1994 he wrote Apartheid on Trial.
Nicky wrote the screenplay of the filmed version of Master Harold ... and the boys released in 2010.
He directed The Outsider (by Camus) in 1998.
American Buffalo theatre programme, 198*
The Substance of Fire programme notes, 1993.
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