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KAPP, Tertius. (19**-) Afrikaans poet, playwright, director, actor and producer.  
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[[Tertius Kapp]] (1979-) is an [[Afrikaans]] poet, playwright, scriptwriter, director, actor and producer.  
  
 
== Biography ==
 
== Biography ==
  
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Went to school in Cape Town, then studied at the [[University of Stellenbosch]], originally doing a BA, then a B.Sc, completing a Hons B.Sc in Physics. He later also obtained an MA in Creative Writing ("Kreatiewe Skryfkunde") in the Department of [[Afrikaans]].
  
== Training ==
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He worked freelance, spent a few years in the television industry, after which he lectured in the Department of Dutch and South African Studies at Adam Mickiecz University in Poznań, Poland for four years, then became a lecturer in the Department of [[Afrikaans]] at [[Fort Hare University]].
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== Career ==
  
Studied at the [[University of Stellenbosch]], completing an Hons B.Sc in Physics and an MA in Creative Writing ("Kreatiewe Skryfkunde") in the Department of [[Afrikaans]].
 
  
== Career ==
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Originally wanted to be a poet or novelist, but became involved in theatre, most forcibly so with the founding of the company [[Tart 'n Koggel Produksies]] in 2003, of which he was a founding member.
  
 
==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
 
==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
  
A founder member of [[Tart en Koggel Produksies]].   
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A founder member of [[Tart 'n Koggel Produksies]].   
  
Playtexts include ''[[Harmse]]'' (2006), ''[[Al Dobberend]]'' (“Floating”, [[Innibos]], 2006), ** ''[[Sielsiek]]'' (“Mentally disturbed”, with [[Willem Anker]], at [[Aardklop festival|Aardklop]], 2006), ''[[Rooiland]]'', ''[[Oorsee]]'', *
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Play texts include ''[[Harmse]]'' (2006), ''[[Al Dobberend]]'' (“Floating”, [[Innibos]], 2006), ** ''[[Sielsiek]]'' (“Mentally disturbed”, with [[Willem Anker]], at [[Aardklop festival|Aardklop]], 2006), ''[[Rooiland]]'' (2011), ''[[Oorsee]]'' (2013), *
  
He adapted Anchien Troskie's ''Dis ek, Anna'' and ''Die staat teen Anna Bruwer'' into the acclaimed feature film ''[[Dis ek, Anna]]'' (2014).
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He adapted Anchien Troskie's novel ''[[Dis ek, Anna]]'' and ''Die staat teen Anna Bruwer'' for the screen as the acclaimed feature film ''[[Dis ek, Anna]]'' ("It's Me, Anna", 2015).
  
As producer responsible for ''[[Harmse]]'', ''[[De Familie Wagenaer]]'', ''[[Terre'Blanche]]'' and [[Willem Anker]]’s ''[[Skroothonde]]''.  
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As producer/director responsible for ''[[Harmse]]'', ''[[Sielsiek]]'' ''[[De Familie Wagenaer]]'', ''[[Terre'Blanche]]'' and ''[[Skroothonde]]''.  
  
 
As actor played [[Eugene Terre'Blanche]], a cross-dressing french singer, Hendrik Wagenaer, Gert Breekyster and “Die Dwergreus” (the “dwarf-giant”) in [[Neels van Jaarsveld]]’s ''[[Wit Sneeutjie en die Dwergreus]]'' (“White Little Snow and the Dwarf-giant”)
 
As actor played [[Eugene Terre'Blanche]], a cross-dressing french singer, Hendrik Wagenaer, Gert Breekyster and “Die Dwergreus” (the “dwarf-giant”) in [[Neels van Jaarsveld]]’s ''[[Wit Sneeutjie en die Dwergreus]]'' (“White Little Snow and the Dwarf-giant”)
  
 
==Awards==
 
==Awards==
He was awarded the Aardklop-Smeltkroesprys in 2011 for his drama ''[[Rooiland]]''. His play ''[[Oorsee]]'' will be seen at [[Aardklop festival|Aardklop]] in 2013.
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He was awarded the [[Aardklop-Smeltkroesprys]] in 2011 for his drama ''[[Rooiland]]''.  
  
 
He was awarded the [[Hertzogprys|Hertzog Prize]] for his plays ''[[Rooiland]]'' and ''[[Oorsee]]'' in 2015.
 
He was awarded the [[Hertzogprys|Hertzog Prize]] for his plays ''[[Rooiland]]'' and ''[[Oorsee]]'' in 2015.
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== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
For more information: http://www.nb.co.za/Authors/8319
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http://www.nb.co.za/Authors/8319
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https://af.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tertius_Kapp
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Private correspondence between Kapp and the ESAT Editor, 26 October 2015.
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Latest revision as of 05:15, 8 December 2017

Tertius Kapp (1979-) is an Afrikaans poet, playwright, scriptwriter, director, actor and producer.

Biography

Went to school in Cape Town, then studied at the University of Stellenbosch, originally doing a BA, then a B.Sc, completing a Hons B.Sc in Physics. He later also obtained an MA in Creative Writing ("Kreatiewe Skryfkunde") in the Department of Afrikaans.

He worked freelance, spent a few years in the television industry, after which he lectured in the Department of Dutch and South African Studies at Adam Mickiecz University in Poznań, Poland for four years, then became a lecturer in the Department of Afrikaans at Fort Hare University.

Career

Originally wanted to be a poet or novelist, but became involved in theatre, most forcibly so with the founding of the company Tart 'n Koggel Produksies in 2003, of which he was a founding member.

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

A founder member of Tart 'n Koggel Produksies.

Play texts include Harmse (2006), Al Dobberend (“Floating”, Innibos, 2006), ** Sielsiek (“Mentally disturbed”, with Willem Anker, at Aardklop, 2006), Rooiland (2011), Oorsee (2013), *

He adapted Anchien Troskie's novel Dis ek, Anna and Die staat teen Anna Bruwer for the screen as the acclaimed feature film Dis ek, Anna ("It's Me, Anna", 2015).

As producer/director responsible for Harmse, Sielsiek De Familie Wagenaer, Terre'Blanche and Skroothonde.

As actor played Eugene Terre'Blanche, a cross-dressing french singer, Hendrik Wagenaer, Gert Breekyster and “Die Dwergreus” (the “dwarf-giant”) in Neels van Jaarsveld’s Wit Sneeutjie en die Dwergreus (“White Little Snow and the Dwarf-giant”)

Awards

He was awarded the Aardklop-Smeltkroesprys in 2011 for his drama Rooiland.

He was awarded the Hertzog Prize for his plays Rooiland and Oorsee in 2015.


Sources

http://www.nb.co.za/Authors/8319

https://af.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tertius_Kapp

Private correspondence between Kapp and the ESAT Editor, 26 October 2015.


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