Tara Notcutt

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Tara Notcutt (1987?-) is an independent director and producer.

Also billed as Tara Louise Notcutt.


She has a BA in Theatre and Performance, majoring in Theatre Making, from the University of Cape Town.

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

She is currently and the Artistic Director of The Pink Couch and has presented works at more than 45 festivals in 15 cities in 4 countries on 3 continents since 2009.

Her work includes … miskien, Mafeking Road, Undermined, The Three Little Pigs, Three Blind Mice, The Taming of the Shrew (Maynardville, 2018), Selwyn & Gabriel (2018)

She is also the South African Associate Director for the UK production of The Gruffalo, created by Tall Stories, and produced by National Arts Festival Grahamstown.

Awards, etc

She has won the Fleur du Cap Theatre Award's Rosalie van der Gucht Prize for New Directors (2010), and the Baxter Theatre/GIPCA/ Theatre Arts Admin Collective Emerging Theatre Director’s Bursary (2010).

She was a member of the prestigious Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab in New York City (2011) and is one of the Mail and Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans (2012).


"Hit show Selwyn & Gabriel back at Alexander Bar", Artslink.co.za News <news0518@ticket.co.za>

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