Profiles





Sidney Agnew

Sidney, born in Port Elizabeth, started he's theatre journey performing in musicals such as Chicago, Evita, Sweet Charity, The King and I and many others.
Sidney is trained in Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Tap, Spanish and African dance.
He has been trained by many teachers such as Candice Johnstone, Ellen Bunting, Vikki Karras, Gillian Joubert, Debra Gush, Willie Venter and Sifiso Kweyama.

He obtained the BTech: Dance degree from the Tshwane University of Technology in 2004 and then jumped at the opportunity
to work professionally in hit musicals such as
The King and I, Sweet Charity, Chicago and Saturday Night Fever.
Sidney has been performing in corporate functions both locally and abroad and boasts a number of awards won in both choreography and performance.
Sidney is proud to be associated with The Producers under direction of Willie Venter and has learned the art of performance through the eyes of a genius.






   

Bradley Dreyer

Personal Details

Born in 1993:
Started acrobatic dancing at the age of 5 and now all styles of dancing has become my passion.

Experience:

He has Gauteng North Colours and participated in the S.A. National Championship for 11 years and has scored a perfect 10.0 with his Acrobatic performance.
Qualifying Exams completed up to a Teachers.
Royal Academy Intermediate Ballet Exam.

DANCE 2004-2007:
A.D.A. American dance wards en Orlando USA.
S.A. Dance International championships male winner.
A.D.A American Dance Awards in Long island USA.
S.A. Dance International championships male winner.

DANCE 2008:
Under the choreography of Willie Venter took part in Israeli 60th celebration
S.A. Dance International Championships male winner
A.D.A American Dance Awards in Boston USA
Also chosen for Acrobatics Scholarship Competition

DANCE 2009:
Shopright Checkers Awards
"That's It" by On-Que
"Club 51 Old Mutual" awards with Nianell and Lira
Israeli 61st Celebration
Muchas Gracias music vido with On-Que and Sonja Herholdt
"KTV M-Net" Michael Jackson Tribute
Muchas Gracias music video "DKNT"
"Pop Idols" Finale Dancer
SA Champs Elite Team.

Education:

DORINGKLOOF PRIMARY: DUX SCHOLAR TWICE AND LEADER
ELDORAIGNE HIGH SCHOOL: LEADER GRADE 8, 10 & 11

Skills:

Dance styles: Ballet, Tango, Jazz, Street Jazz, Lyrical, Couple Work (lifts) and Acrobatics

Referrals:

LYNET DU PLESSIS - ACROBATICS TEACHER SINCE 1999
WILLIE VENTER - CHOREOGRAPHER AND TEACHER







Matshediso Maureen Ntsala

Personal Details

Cell: 073 377 9916
E-mail: daxy@webmail.com

Interests and Hobbies: Dance, Acting, Writing, Music and Poetry

Qualifications: Speak read and wright Sotho, English, Zulu, Xhosa, Tswana and Afrikaans

Work Experience:

State Theatre Pretoria: Mahogany project for 52:October 2005
The Performer Theatre: Kings and Quuens of music: Duration March-September 2005

Studio work:

African Jazz Pioneers album 2003- Singer
Don Laka Project: Singer and composer on one track
Gospel Album- Singer

Performances:

Unisa Launch March 2005
Scwartzkop gigs: September 2005 - JHB and Cape Town
Moss Mogale Unit - Singer 2004 and Others.







Thokozani Nzima (TK)

Work Experience

Local radio station in Secunda, Mpumalanga
Hosted a Hip-Hop and R&B show called 'Local Taste': 1990-2001
Worked as a songwrighter and session vocalist for a record label in Secunda, Des 1March 2000-Dec 2003
Hansa Pilsner/Metro fm Cool Sounds Songwrighting search/Coca Cola collaboration
Top 16 (top 8 boys)
DJ's @ work 4 & Spiritual Journey 2
Shana (2004) featured on a song, by one of the hottest house music groups in SA famous for their hit 'Bhenga'
featuring Lebo Mathosa
King and Queens (2005)
The Performer, part of the cast 1March-3Sept.
Did corporates with the show during and after the run.
Did backing vocals for Lebo Mathosa
Performed at Bassline: June 2005 for MTN/YFM Youth Festival
Whiphold Womens Conference: June 2005: Sun City Superbowl
Telkom Charity Cup: 30 July 2005: FNB Stadium JHB: 09 Aug 2005
Ekangala Jazz at the dam: 2 October 2005: Witbank
SA Music week: 8 October 2005
Mitchells Plain Cape Town: Black Coffee: Did a song called 'Come Back' with Black Coffee.
This track was also licenced by an international DJ/Producer Keith Thompson for his album in New York.






Joyce Hopane

Currently studying third year at Tshwane University of Technology. have worked with artist like KB Matselenyane, Willie Venter, Somizi Mhlingo, Debbie Gush, Sifiso Kwenyana.

Events perfomed in are: Miss Teen SA and Miss SA 2004, Face of Africa 2005, Kora Awards 2005. Metro FM awards 2005, Duku Duku Awards 2005.

Cell: 072 983 1961
EDUCATION & TRAINING 1996 -1998: BA (DRAMA)- UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA






   

Nurit Graff

Gender : Female
Email : nuritgraff@yahoo.com
Nationality : South African
Marital Status : Single

PHYSICAL ATTRIBUTES
Height : 1, 54 metres
Eye Colour : Hazel
Weight : 47 kgs
Languages : English, German and Afrikaans

EDUCATION
Secondary Education : Matric, Distinction in Practical Drama, National Shcool of the Arts (1997)
Tertiary Education : National Diploma of Musical theatre, Technikon Pretoria

THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE
2006 to Date: “Decades Deelite”
Performer Theatre Pretoria
Lead Vocalist
“Movin and Shakin”
Performer Theatre Pretoria
Lead vocalist and Dancer
Under the direction and choreography of Willie Venter
“Born in the RSA 3”
Performer Theatre Pretoria
Lead vocalist and Dancer
Highlight of my career to Date : Performed at the Vienna Christmas Ball in honour
of the Chancellor Of Austria as well as touring
Germany and Italy. This was a solo performance.
Reference: Ms Kirsten Rochart
Organiser of the Ball
2002- 2005: Four Year vocal and dance contract ACT Animation Club
Magic Life Holiday Resorts, Turkey, Tunisia, Spain, Egypt and Europe, toured as a Vocalist and Special Act performer doing , Acrobatic balancing acts, Qualified as a fitness instructor through AFAS, the Austrian School of health and well being

Highlight: Performed for the Prime Minster of Tunisia






   

WINRAY FORTUIN

FIRST NAME : Winray Benito
SURNAME : Fortuin
NATIONALITY : South African

Experience as an Artist
November/December 2004 : Danced and promotion work
for KK agency in Cape Town.

2005 : Backing dancer for
International R&B artist
Reddangel

2006 : One of the Frontliners for
the hit show ‘Decades Deelite' at
the Performer Theatre (Pretoria)

2006 : Frontliner for the best show
ever that hit the Performer
theatre charts Movin & Shakin

2006 : Frontliner for the hit show that
acknowledges South African
artist for the great songs that
they wrote. Born in the RSA 3

2009 : 51 Club awards with Nianell and Lira
51 Club awards with Willie Venter dancers
Emnotweni casino product launch with Helene Bester
Ktv appearance
On-Que's launch of own show - That's It

REFERENCES
Choreographer and Director
Willie Venter
083 765 9227






GEMMA-LOUISE HARRIS

Birth date: 31-03-1982
Nationality: British
e-mail: gigginemma@aol.com
Height: 5ft 5inch
Mother tongue: British
Vocal type: Mezzo Soprano
Accents: American, R.P, British regions

Training
Arts Educational School Tring 1993-1994
Italia Conti Academy of Performing Arts, London 1999-2002

Additional skills
Stage fighting: Irish Hard and soft foot
Partner work: Spanish dance
Point work: Teaching / dance captain
Competent understudy

Principal and understudy roles
Lead vocalist and dancer in Movin' and Shakin'
Lead Vocalist in Born in the RSA 3
Both Produced and choreographed by Willie Venter

Dance credits include
Movin' and Shakin', Produced and Choreographed by Willie Venter
Cinderella, Produced by Evolution Productions
Fame, the musical, South African Tour, Directed by David Atkins, Choreographed by Kelly Abbey
Rio Carnival Dance, Sun City, Choreographed by Jill Somers
Spirit of the Dance, SA and Spanish Tour, Produced by David King
Dick Whittington, Produced and Directed by Kevin Wood
Peter Pan, Produced and Directed by Qdos Entertainment
Royal Masonic Variety Performance Drury Lane, Choreographed by Bonnie Lythgoe