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Nina Hastie

Nina Hastie

Nina Hastie is a seasoned South African stand up comedian who has performed at every major (and minor) venue in the country as well as at all major comedy festivals in South Africa over the past 15 years.

Hosting over 500 episodes of South Africa’s progressive, live late night talk show, Trending SA – makes her one of the most experienced live television presenters in the country.

Nina has written columns for The Times, Grazia Magazine, and News 24.

She also has radio experience and most recently co-hosted Touch HD’s Breakfast show alongside Glen Lewis. Hastie has both SAFTA and Comics Choice Award nominations for writing in television.

Words that describe Nina’s work as an MC: locally relatable; hilarious; polished. Her corporate career highlights include hosting the 2019 & 2020 Assegai Awards, SA Hip Hop Awards, 2019 SATMA Awards and the 2019 JSE Awards.

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

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Kim Schulze

Kim Schulze

Kim Schulze is best known for her long radio career, specifically on 5FM.

Kim spent almost her entire 15 years on radio at SA’s most powerful youth radio station. Over those years, her quick wit and sassy personality were an everyday companion to listeners. She recently hung up her newsreader headphones, deciding it was time to move on to exciting new adventures. While all these years of radio have given her a wealth of experience, she can now offer more exclusive use of her voice to clients. Having worked as a voiceover artist for just as long, she is easily adaptable to a range of target markets, from fun and sexy, to current and cool, with good old fashioned professionalism in-between.

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

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Janna Ramos-Violante

Janna Ramos-Violante

Janna relocated to Salzburg, Austria in January 2017 with access to a studio with IDSN facilities if needed.

2005 with a B.A in Drama & Performance studies and German translation. She has since been working professionally as an actress, singer, dancer, choreographer, writer and producer in Durban and Johannesburg. Standout roles include Cecile in Dangerous Liaisons (Best Newcomer Durban Theatre Awards Nomination), Catherine in Boston Marriage (Winner of best comedy Actress and Best Supporting Actress Durban Theatre Awards), Carol in Oleanna (Best Actress nomination Durban Theatre Awards), Adelaide in Guys and Dolls (Best Lead Actress in a Musical), Emilia in Othello, Suzette in Don’t Dress for Dinner (winner of best Comedy and Best Actress Durban Theatre Awards) and Vanda in Venus and Fur (Best Actress 2013). In 2005 she formed the theatre company ‘Fett Diva Productions’ with friend Josette Eales and produced such works as Agnes of God , Night Mother, the Lover and Sally and Marshsa. In 2010 Janna formed her own theatre company ‘Thinskin’ which debuted with an original penned by herself, Mein Soldat.

It premiered at the Grahamstown National Arts Festival where it won Ovation Award this provided a spring board for it to be seen at the Hilton Arts Festival and the Playhouse New Stages Festival. The play was also nominated for best new South African script, best Actress, best Actor, best Newcomer and best Director at the 2010 Durban Theatre awards.

She also founded the ‘I Heart’ Durban Theatre festival where her new play, Cullum’s War, was debuted. The festival was for the development of new South African Theatre and created a platform for new scripts to be staged. Based on its success at the I Heart, Cullum’s War went on to have other runs around the country for 2years.

2012 started with the role of Suzette in the comedy, Don’t Dress for Dinner and ended with a move to Johannesburg. It has been a great move and full new opportunity. Janna spent 2013 touring Don’t Dress for Dinner and Venus in Fur, producing her play Phobic and a production of John Patrick Shanley’s, Doubt, directed by James Cuningham, and made a guest appearance on popular TV series The Wild.

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

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Jennifer Steyn – CPT

Jennifer Steyn - CPT

Jennifer Steyn is a CAPE TOWN based artist.

Graduating from UCT in 1983, South African born Jennifer Steyn, is an award-winning performer with exposure both nationally and internationally and across various mediums. She is a teacher of voice and acting, a dialogue coach and has a special passion for the development of new texts and the advancement of young talent.

Currently on Television she can be seen as Ihred in the Sci-Fi series Vagrant queen, for Syfy and Blue Ice Pictures. In South Africa she is best known for her role as Mrs. Flemming in AboMzala, Marge in Madam and Eve and Deborah Churchill in The Fallen.  Other TV highlights include: Origins for National Geographic, Madiba directed by Kevin Hooks, The Human Family directed by Mira Nair, The Principal directed by Roy Seargeant, Charlie Jade, directed by George Milhalka, and Jacobs Cross for The Bomb Shelter.

Ms. Steyn is also well loved for several commercials she has appeared in over the years, choosing to accept commercials that allow for performance value.

Most recent films were Kanarie directed by Christiaan Olwagen, Frank and Fearless directed by Gray Hofmeyer.  Other film highlights include: The Forgiven directed by Roland Joffe, Restless by Edward Hall, Master Harold and the Boys by Lonny Price, Black Butterflies by Paula van der Oest, Good-bye Bafana by BilleAugust, Cry the Beloved Country by Darrel Roodt, Gums and Noses by Craig Freimond and End of the Road directed by Greg Latter.

Theatre Highlights include,  An International Residency at Shakespeare’s The Globe Theatre, The Captain’s Tiger and Sorrows and Rejoicings written by Athol Fugard, The Inconvenience of Wings by Lara Foot, The Goat, or who is Sylvia by Edward Albee,  A Doll’s House by Henrick Ibsen, The Milk Train doesn’t stop here Anymore and The Day on which a Man Dies by Tennessee Williams, Slowly and Scenes from an Execution by Howard Barker, Molly Bloom by James Joyce, adapted by Nicky Rebelo, Green Man Flashing and Rainbow Scars by Mike van Graan, Street Woman by Herman Charles Bosman and Shakespeare’s Macbeth, King Lear, Richard III. And most recently in Marc Lottering’s Aunty Merle it’s a Girl.

A short list of recent awards includes:

Fleur de Cap 2020: Nominated Best Actress for The Goat or who is Sylvia

Fleur de Cap 2020: Nominated Best Supporting Actress for Aunty Merle it's a Girl

Best Actress for The Milktrain Doesn't Stop Here Anymore

Best Actress for Lara Foots THE INCONVENIENCE OF WINGS

Nominated for Best Actress for A DOLLS HOUSE

SAFTA Best Support Nomination Goodbye Bafana

She is a member of SAGA – The South African Guild of Actors.

Under Lockdown Jennifer has been recording various performances for Baxter Radio.

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

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Gina Stoltz

Gina Stoltz

Gina is a voice-over artist with over 6 years’ experience in the industry.

Graduating from Wits University with a BA in Dramatic Art in 2007, with majors in physical theatre and applied theatre, Gina went on to work as a freelance voice-over artist and choreographer, while also running drama and communication workshops for both children and adults.

In 2013, she had the opportunity to join an organization called Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, which focuses on sourcing and preparing disadvantaged youth for employment with partner employers in entry-level jobs. Over the 5 years that she worked here, she specialized in workshop and online content design as well as workshop facilitation, with specific attention on helping young people to develop the essential skills and behaviours required in the workplace. Throughout this time, Gina continued her work as a voice -over artist.

Gina has now returned to being an independent contractor, freeing up more time to pursue her passion of doing voice overs. Gina is an easy-to-work-with professional, who can cover a range of vocal styles, from corporate & soft-sell to conversational & upbeat and friendly promos.

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

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Luke Rous

Luke Rous

Luke Rous received an honours degree in Live Performance and Script writing from the South African film and drama school AFDA in 2003 where he excelled in physical performance and developed his love for television and film. Shortly after graduation Luke was instrumental in brokering a co-production deal with Endemol South Africa to launch the first season of City Ses'La, SABC 1's successful sitcom.

Since then Luke has co-head written the past 3 seasons of City Ses'La as well as the Afrikaans sitcom Askies (SABC 2) and the hour long drama Borderline (SABC 3). He has written for the drama series Thokolosi (Botswana TV), the sketch comedy inserts for Beat-Root (M-Net), the sitcom Unicity (E-TV) as well as written and story lined for the popular soapy Isidingo (SABC 3). After completing the multi-camera directing training program at Isidingo, Luke honed his directing skills on the set of City Ses'La but had a chance to perfect them while directing 13 episodes of the sitcom Family Bonds (SABC 1).

But its his passion for production that saw him act as associate producer for the feature film Discreet (Ster-Kinekor distribution), as executive producer for the hour long TV special for FHM (M-Net), as well as on the first episode of the reality series Culture Shock (M-Net), and the 13 part sitcom Ga Re Dumele (SABC 2).

Luke's desire is to dedicate his production skills towards the art of creating compelling long format drama and comedy in South Africa.

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

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Jonathan Roxmouth

Jonathan Roxmouth

Jonathan gained the bulk of his “training” by participating in a number of musicals at the Natal Playhouse. These included GUYS AND DOLLS (Nicely-Nicely Johnson), OKLAHOMA! (Ali Hakim), THE MIKADO (Pooh-Bah), ME AND MY GIRL (Bill Snibson) and THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE (The Pirate King).

He made his professional debut in 2006 in the Barnyard’s production of GREASE (Vince Fontaine/Teen Angel). He followed that up with ROCK ME, AMADEUS (W.A. Mozart) and THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY (Buddy Holly) both directed by Ian von Memerty – a meeting that would affect the course of his young career.

The big musicals finally beckoned and he played Lun Tha in Packed House Productions’ THE KING AND I. What followed was an undisputed milestone for him. He joined Roelof Colyn in A HANDFUL OF KEYS – directed by Ian von Memerty and enjoyed a massive success. The show received a breath of fresh air with the new partnership and it toured nationally three times over. It garnered him a Naledi Nomination for Best Performance in a Breakthrough Role as well as a Fleur Du Cap Award Nomination for Best Performance in a Cabaret or Revue. In the same year, he earned his first two Naledi Awards for Best Performance in a Musical as well as Best Comedy Performance (shared with Sibu Radebe) and the Fleur Du Cap for Best Performance in a Musical for his portrayal of Gaston in Pieter Toerien and Hazel Feldman’s production of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. He was then cast as the narrating silver tabby Munkustrap in Pieter Toerien’s revival of CATS. Later that year, he went solo with his one-man show, IN BLACK & WHITE, to critical acclaim before returning to GREASE – this time as Danny Zuko in Pieter Toerien and David Ian’s smash hit production which toured to Cape Town, Johannesburg, New Zealand and Hong Kong. For this, he earned a second Naledi Award nomination for Best Performance in a musical. Before commencing the international legs of the tour, Jonathan teamed up with Alan Swerdlow to write HATS OFF! – The Hilarious Songbook of Flanders & Swann, which he performed with Louis Zurnamer. For this, he received his second Fleur Du Cap Nomination for Best Performance in a Cabaret.

 

In what was a challenging shift, he played the role of Judas Iscariot in Pieter Toerien’s production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. His interpretation of the role earned him the Fleur Du Cap Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. Then came his big break – Pieter Toerien and The Really Useful Group’s record-breaking return production of Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Jonathan played the Phantom himself and was catapulted into a new phase of his career. He garnered the Fleur Du Cap and Naledi Awards for Best Performance in a Musical as well as the Artes Legends Award then toured with the production to the Far East making history as the youngest English-speaking Phantom yet and winning the Broadway World Award for his performance. He then performed his one-man show, TOPSY TURVY – A Fresh Look at Gilbert & Sullivan in Johannesburg and Cape Town, having premiered it in Durban originally at the Rhumbelow Theatre, enjoying both great box office and critical acclaim as well as a Fleur du Cap nomination for Best Performance in a Musical. He was last seen as Noël Coward in Sheridan Morley’s NOËL & GERTIE for which he was nominated for a Naledi Award for Best Performance in a Musical. He has just completed his debut album –STAGE BY STAGE and was last seen as Joe Gillis in Pieter Toerien’s 25th Anniversary production of SUNSET BOULEVARD.

Inbetween all the seriousness, he managed to have an absolute blast playing the Elvis-esque Pharaoh in Pieter Toerien’s enormously successful revival of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, scooping BroadwayWorld and Fleur du Cap Awards for Best  Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical. The production toured SA twice over and also went to Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington in New Zealand.

Jonathan recently released his latest album “My Lloyd Webber” – a collection of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s music. He can next be seen playing Che in Pieter Toerien and David Ian’s international production of EVITA. It will be his first big musical on the Teatro stage since Phantom 5 years ago…! In addition, he will be starring opposite Weslee Swain Lauder in VR Theatrical’s upcoming production of the hilarious quickchange farce, THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP as Jane Twisden, Lord Edgar and a few other surprises…

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

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John Walland

John Walland

John has a Sales and Marketing background and has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry where he specialized in anaesthetic products at Janssen Pharmaceutica.

Currently Sports Presenter on HOT 91.9 FM on weekday’s on Sasha Martinengo’s Hottest Breakfast Show….6-9 AM.

John also hosts HOT SPORT Monday to Thursday on HOT 919 interviewing Top sporting personalities at 6.30pm.

Recently awarded content producer at the Liberty Radio Awards.

Currently works in a part time capacity for ER24 Emergency Medical Care as a Consultant.

BACKGROUND INFO

John followed his lifelong passion to be involved in the electronic media and joined 5fm in 1989 on a freelance basis presenting news and sport.  In 1994 he joined on a permanent basis worked alongside numerous top radio presenters, where his banter and humor made him a popular personality.  He presented and set up sports interviews during Nashua Sports Trax, which had a huge following, and during his tenure built up and excellent relationships with sporting personalities both locally and internationally.

John was appointed Sports Anchor on SABC 2’s AM Today TV Breakfast Show in 1999 and has also appeared on M Net’s Super Saturday as a Sports Show Participant.

John left 5fm and joined Jo’burgs no 1 hit music station 94.7 Highveld Stereo in 2003 as a Sports Presenter and worked with numerous well known radio personalities.

During his tenure with 94.7 Highveld Stereo he also become well known for his good humor and banter on Wackhead Simpson’s Prank calls.

He left Highveld Stereo on a positive note to further gain experience in the industry and joined Jacaranda FM in January 2008 as a sports presenter and did interviews with local and international sporting personalities for the KFC Sports Cage.

John also MC’s and makes Guest Appearances at various corporate and private and outdoor functions. The most notable appointed by the Nelson Mandela foundation to perform the role of MC at the request of the late Nelson Mandela at a business forum meeting.

His extensive sports knowledge and good sense of humor make the occasion memorable.

He is also a Guest Speaker and DJ’s at corporate functions and club gigs, including golf days amongst others, the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City, Weddings, Birthday Parties and is recognised as a great ‘party maker’.

John also performs as an auctioneer at fund raising banquets and golf days.

He is a keen sportsman and has completed 10 Comrades Marathons Permanent Number 927. In addition John has also completed 11 Two Oceans Ultra Marathon’s, Permanent Number 402 ……… 8 London Marathon’s, 6 New York Marathons, 2 Iron Man Triathlons, 12 Argus Cycle tours.

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

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Gord Laws

Gord Laws

Gord Laws is a voice-actor, radio personality, public speaker and internet comic with a decade's experience talking into microphones for love, money and laughs.

Gord is best known for both his straight, bright, hard and soft-sell deliveries, as well as his extensive range of character voices, including his widely used "Movie Guy" and "Joburg Boytjie" deliveries, among numerous others. His ability to improv' these characters adds a unique aspect to his skill-set.

Gord is also an award-winning Creative Director with a deep love for writing and producing radio advertising. He was also the Features Editor of FHM Magazine from 2003 to 2010. When he's not working, he dabbles in cartooning and performs as a freestyle drum n' bass rapper. He also loves cats.

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

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Glen Biderman-Pam – CPT

Glen Biderman-Pam - CPT

A graduate in Theatre and Performance from UCT, talented Biderman-Pam is a classically-trained actor with theatrical, movie and advertising experience. At the tender age of 14 he interpreted the role of Johnny in Discovery Channel's historical shark gore-fest '12 Days of Terror'.

In 2005, he played Hamlet in '15 Minute Hamlet' at the Memorial Theatre before going on to play romantic leads Lysander in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' and Romeo in 'Romeo & Juliet', as well as the title role in 'Agamemnon'.

In 2011, he played David Levitt in South African anti-war classic 'Somewhere on the Border' at the Grahamstown Festival, a role he reprised at the Market Theatre, Johannesburg in 2012. In 2011, he made his international theatrical debut at the UNESCO International Theatre Institute, Boston, Massachusetts interpreting the role of The Professor in 'The Lesson' by IONESCO, a leading exponent of the 'theatre of the absurd' movement.

Most recently, Biderman-Pam has been seen in the role of The Duke in Shakespeare's 'Othello' at the POPart Theatre, Maboneng Precinct. Among his other claims to fame, Biderman-Pam has the honour of appearing in the fastest film ever made, Team Best's 'Shotgun Garfunkel'.

Biderman-Pam is the winner of Comedy Central and Goliath & Goliath's 'The Box Comedy Open Spot Competition' on Sunday 2 June which means that he will perform at Parker's Comedy & Jive at the end of June with some of the country's best comics.

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

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