Price Coetzee

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Coetzee, Price (194*-****). Actor.

Studied at the University of Stellenbosch, where he found mentors in the brilliant Speech and Voice Coach Rina Botha, who was instrumental in guiding his early professional career, as well as Tine Balder, Jos de Bruyn, Ben Dehaeck, Limpie Basson and Gisela Taeger. He later also spent two years in London ewhere he trained at The Drama Studio, London (1974/5) as well as the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (1974]).


Stage work

He worked for TRUK from January 1969 through December 1970 (Die Koopman van Venesië; Kinkels in die Kabel), KRUIK from January 1971 through December 1972 (Nico Malan Theatre Premieres of Koning Lear and Hond se Gedagte both directed by Dieter Reible. He acted in and designed costumes for Bart Nel, KRUIK, 1972 and did experimental work at the Hofmeyr Theatre, (including Die Twee Laksmanne by Fernando Arrabal), etc.; Hamlet with Cobus RossouwKRUIK/SUKOVS 1973, also Moeder Courage directed by Truida Louw with Anna Neethling-Pohl. KRUIK also staged their own production with Babs Laker. Also worked for NAPAC (1976) in Saturday, Sunday, Monday and the revivals and touring productions of Faan se Trein and Faan se Stasie (Lake Theatre, Johannesburg 1976).

Film work

Appeared in the film Tant Ralie se Losieshuis (1974).

Moved to the USA during 1977 and ended up with NBC/Universal for over 30 years, until January 2011.


E-mail correspondence with Price Coetzee

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