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Sylvaine Strike – CPT

Sylvaine Strike - CPT

Sylvaine Strike trained at the University of Cape Town Drama School and going on to specialise at the world renowned Ecole Jacques Lecoq, Paris; Sylvaine’s career has always  sustained a balance between theatre, television and film.

Acting: 

A versatile actress, equally comfortable in both comedic and dramatic genres, Sylvaine Strike’s television career was launched in 1995, when she played teenager Frankie Dwyer in the sensationally progressive South African sitcom Suburban Bliss. A few career highlights include roles in: District 9 (2009), Spud (2010), Black Sails (2016), Those Who Can’t (2016), An Act of Defiance (2017.)

Voice Work: 

Sylvaine Strike continues to be hugely successful as a voice-over artist. Always in demand, clients seem repeatedly captivated by Sylvaine’s ability to deliver complete originality to any script. Sylvaine’s impressive range of local and international accents, her capacity to perform various delivery styles and her natural ability to collaborate with directors and clients is more reason why Sylvaine has become known as one of South Africa’s finest voice-over artists. Sylvaine is fluent in English, French and Afrikaans.

Theatre Acting & Directing: 

Sylvaine’s break-through role, in theatre, earning her a best Actress VITA Award in Shopping and Fu***ing by Mark Ravenhill, directed by Yaël Farber for the Market Theatre in 1998.

Known for her unique signature brand in both devising and directing theatre, Sylvaine has moved hearts and minds as a post-apartheid theatre artist since 2000.  Her first break-through made an impact when she directed and co-devised the runaway success Baobabs Don’t Grow Here recipient of a Total Theatre Award at the Edinburgh Fringe 2002. Critically acclaimed work continued to follow, earning her a list of award winning productions including: Black and Blue; The Travellers; Coupé; The Butcher Brothers detect an intruder in the home; The Table; Tobacco; CARGO: Precious; Agreed; Eclipsed and Dop.

As artistic director of the Fortune Cookie Theatre Company, Sylvaine expanded her repertoire to direct and reimagine theatre classics for contemporary South African audiences. This included The Miser and Tartuffe by Molière; Curse of the Starving Class by Sam Shepard, and most recently her highly acclaimed direction of Endgame by Samuel Beckett for the Baxter Theatre.

Accolades: 

Sylvaine was made a Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government on the 28th March 2019, and is the recipient of the Naledi Award for Best Director in 2012 (The Miser) and Fleur Du Cap Best Director 2018 (Endgame). She has devised and developed over 12 new South African plays and is a familiar face on SA television, winning the SAFTA (South African Film and Television Award) for Best Supporting Actress in a comedy in 2017 for her role in the acclaimed series Those Who Can’t.

For bookings or more information on Sylvaine, please, get in contact with an agent at Owen S. Management on 011 483 0940/[email protected] 

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Mark Vox – CPT

Mark Vox - CPT

Mark is a multinational, multilingual who is always picking up new accents. He has recorded many commercials for radio and TV, embodied characters for computer games (Afghanistan '11 and HMS) and narrated a nature documentary series for the Smithsonian, Canada. He studied French and German literature at Oxford University.

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Eloise Cupido

Eloise Cupido

Eloise is a multi-talented performer, well on her way to becoming an entertainment specialist. She completed a BA Drama degree at the University of Pretoria.

As a presenter she's found herself in various roles for shows such as; the Afrikaans lifestyle show Pasella, entertaining Afrikaans music lovers with the music video request show Belboks, spent a few years discovering the people of South Africa on Kwêla, and was part of the trio of art Angels that brought a fresh new appreciation for art in our country to local screens on Artcha

Eloise is a versatile actress playing anything from a clerk to a pregnant stunt woman in Paul C Venter’s It rained last night; an African princess in the German movie König Otto to a medical doctor in Jozi H and a gun wielding Afro girl in the movie Doomsday.

Since her debut in the entertainment industry she has stretched her comedic muscles on various shows including Vetkoekpaleis, Spekskieters, Kompleks and Proesstraat. On stage Eloise shines, she has played roles in Aspoestertjie, Sleeping Beauty as Miemsie Mouse and Boogie Nights, a 80’s disco musical.

Her vocal talents have been used for a wide variety of voice overs, radio dramas on RGS incl Blinkwater, Insimbi and Susters en Skandes. She was also the voice of Thembi, a puppet fairy in Thembi and Themba, for the Kyknet kiddies channel, Koewee.

Eloise is sought after as an MC and motivational speaker. Eloise was recently in studio finalizing work on her debut album, adding writing to the long list of her achievements.

For bookings or more information on Eloise, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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