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== Career ==
  
Quoted from the programme of ''[[A Sleep of Prisoners]]'' in 1997 (?) wherein he played the role of Private Peter Abel: 'Much of his schooling passed on film sets where (to name a few) he played Boy Macduff in ''[[Macbeth]]'' for SATV; the young lead in ''[[Under Suspicion]]'' - as well as both ''[[Settlers]]'' series. After a conscripted year playing flute for the SADF, Ulric went into presenting for the SABC and was quiz-master on ''[[Gee Whiz]]''. He then went into the musical ''[[A Slice of Saturday]]'' and the comedy ''[[The Earl and the Pussycat]]'' - both for Toerien. After playing co-lead in the TV series ''[[Getting It Right]]'', Ulric opted for change and moved to Cape Town to read B Mus at UCT and is now in his final year. [[CAPAB]] performances include ''[[Cabaret]]'' and ''[[Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves]]'' - in which he played the title role. Then followed a cabaret stint for the Wild Cpast Sun and musical direction of [[ACTS]]' ''[[Ntsikana]]'' at last year's Grahamstown Festival. Ulric has written music, lyrics and some scripts and composed for television.'
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Quoted from the programme of ''[[A Sleep of Prisoners]]'' in 1997 (?) wherein he played the role of Private Peter Abel: 'Much of his schooling passed on film sets where (to name a few) he played Boy Macduff in ''[[Macbeth]]'' for SATV; the young lead in ''[[Under Suspicion]]'' - as well as both ''[[Settlers]]'' series. After a conscripted year playing flute for the SADF, Ulric went into presenting for the SABC and was quiz-master on ''[[Gee Whiz]]''. He then went into the musical ''[[A Slice of Saturday]]'' and the comedy ''[[The Earl and the Pussycat]]'' - both for Toerien. After playing co-lead in the TV series ''[[Getting It Right]]'', Ulric opted for change and moved to Cape Town to read B Mus at UCT and is now in his final year. [[CAPAB]] performances include ''[[Cabaret]]'' and ''[[Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves]]'' - in which he played the title role. Then followed a cabaret stint for the Wild Coast Sun and musical direction of [[ACTS]]' ''[[Ntsikana]]'' at last year's Grahamstown Festival. Ulric has written music, lyrics and some scripts and composed for television.'
 
 
  
 
==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
 
==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==

Revision as of 13:15, 31 July 2014

(19**-19**) Actor and musician.


Biography

Grew up in a theatre family.

Training

Career

Quoted from the programme of A Sleep of Prisoners in 1997 (?) wherein he played the role of Private Peter Abel: 'Much of his schooling passed on film sets where (to name a few) he played Boy Macduff in Macbeth for SATV; the young lead in Under Suspicion - as well as both Settlers series. After a conscripted year playing flute for the SADF, Ulric went into presenting for the SABC and was quiz-master on Gee Whiz. He then went into the musical A Slice of Saturday and the comedy The Earl and the Pussycat - both for Toerien. After playing co-lead in the TV series Getting It Right, Ulric opted for change and moved to Cape Town to read B Mus at UCT and is now in his final year. CAPAB performances include Cabaret and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves - in which he played the title role. Then followed a cabaret stint for the Wild Coast Sun and musical direction of ACTS' Ntsikana at last year's Grahamstown Festival. Ulric has written music, lyrics and some scripts and composed for television.'

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

Awards, etc

Sources

A Sleep of Prisoners programme notes in 1997 (??).

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