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Curriculum Vitae - Brümilda van Rensburg

Career profile:

Brümilda van Rensburg is an award-winning South African television, film and theatre actress. She has over 80 local and international productions to her name. She is a professional master of ceremonies and voice-over artist, and has done radio commercials and radio dramas in both English and Afrikaans. Brümilda teaches acting at her own drama academy, called Brümilda’s Acting Academy and Agency, and works as an agent between her students and casting agencies. Currently she plays in the South African television series Binnelanders. She stars in the 2014 international film Leading Lady, alongside Gil Bellows, Katie McGrath and Bok van Blerk.

Personal details:

Brümilda was born on 30 October 1956 in Philippolis, Free State, South Africa. She was raised in Pretoria.
Languages: English, Afrikaans; studied German and French for 5 years.
Official website: visit www.brumilda.com for a longer biography and contact information.

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Education:

School: Matriculated from Afrikaanse Hoër Meisieskool Pretoria - (awarded Victrix Ludorum for acting)
University: Attained BA (Honours) in Drama (cum laude) from the University of Pretoria – (awarded Ludwig Binge, twice, for acting; as well as the Golden Key international membership academic award)
Extracurricular: Modern and Classical Dancing for 12 years

Career history:

Feature films: (directors in brackets)

  • ´n Pawpaw vir my Darling - (Koos Roets)
  • Leading Lady - (International film directed by Henk Pretorius)
  • The Power of Three - (International film directed by Yvonne Deutschman; shot in London)
  • Egoli - The Movie - (Franz Marx)
  • Freedom Fighters - (Cannon International film by Reb Brown)
  • Dancing in the Forest - (Cue International by Mark Roper)
  • Brutal Glory - (Philo Pieterse International by Koos Roets)
  • Eternity - (by Christopher-Lee dos Santos)
  • Khumba - (as a voice-over artist for Afrikaans version; by Anthony Silverston)
  • Musiek vir die Agtergrond - (Salmon de Jager)
  • Skating on thin Uys - (Pieter-Dirk Uys)
  • Eendag vir Altyd - (C. du Toit)
  • Nag van Vrees - (Stan Roup)
  • Wêreld sonder Grense - (Frans Nel)
  • Boetie op Manoeuvres - (Regardt van den Berg)
  • Agter elke Man - (Frans Marx)

Television:

  • Binnelanders - (Danie Joubert)
  • High Rollers - (Josh Rous)
  • Hartland - ATKV Mediaveertjie - (written by Deon Opperman;directed by Gerrit Schoonhoven)
  • EGOLI: Place of Gold - (Franz Marx)
  • Voortreflike Familie Smit - lead - (Stephan Bouwer)
  • Vyfster - (Regardt van den Berg)
  • Koöperasiestories - (Koos Roets)
  • Green and Gold Hero - (Rob Davies)
  • Dennekruin - (Danie Odendaal)
  • Elmien Adler - (Regardt van den Berg)
  • Skoppensboer - (Koos Roets)
  • Laat Vrugte - (Koos Roets)
  • Hoogste Bod - (E. Puren)
  • So 'n Liefde - (Stephan Bouwer)
  • Arme Moordenaar - (Stephan Bouwer)
  • The Skull - (C. Fisher)
  • Black Comedy - (R. Morgridge)
  • House of Mankowitz - (H. Kuhle)
  • Nie van wee die duisternis - (Koos Roets)
  • Suidpunthotel - (D. de Villiers)
  • Hoekie vir eensames - (Herman Binge)
  • Pêresmous - (Manie van Rensburg)
  • Wolwedans in die Skemer - (Billy Egan)
  • You be the Judge - (Pieter Goldsmith)
  • Moordspeletjies - (Danie Joubert)
  • Die Binnekring I & II Artes Award - (Jan Scholtz)
  • Ballade vir 'n Enkeling II - (Henry Mylne)

Theatre:

With CAPAB: (director in brackets)

  • Poppie Nongena - 400 shows - (adapted by Sandra Kotzé)
  • Die Plaasvervangers - (Pieter Fourie)
  • Kinkels innie Kabel - (Billy Egan) banjo player
  • Faust - (Dieter Reible)
  • The Miracle Worker - (Billy Egan)
  • Die Fisici - (Robert Mohr) female lead
  • Black Comedy - (Robert Mohr) lead
  • El grande de Coca Cola - (Robert Mohr)
  • “Lizzie” lead in Die Reënmaker - (Louis van Niekerk)
  • “ Mooi Maria” lead in Mooi Maria - (Pieter Fourie )
  • Come back little Sheba Nominated - (P. Grout)
  • Faan se Trein (lead) - (J. Esterhuizen)
  • Orestian Trilogy Fleur du Cap Award - (Dieter Reible)

With BAXTER:

  •  Agamemnon - (Henry Goodman)
  • “Baby” lead in Siener innie Suburbs - (PG du Plessis)
  • “Dolly” in Send for Dolly
  • “Annie” in Last Summer at Blue Fish Cove (Terence Shank)

With MARKET:

  • “ Maria” in Exit the King - Vita Award - (Dawie Malan)
  • Patchers - (Clare Stopfordt)
  • Casper on the Electric Chair - (Dieter Reible)

With PACT (Mostly in State Theatre Pretoria):

  • “Portia” in Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice Darlo Award - (Ilze van Hemert)
  • “Blanche” lead in Streetcar named Desire - (Bobby Heany)
  • “Marie” in Exit the King - Vita Award - (Dieter Reible)
  • “Anna” in Die Koggelaar - Nominated - (Dieter Reible)
  • “Antigone” lead in Antigone - Darlo Award - (Fred Steyn)
  • “Annie” in Last Summer at Bluefish Cove - (Terence Shank)
  • Kalkoen se Kind - (Carl Trichardt)
  • Die Groot Wit Roos - (Dieter Reible)

Oudtshoorn Klein Karoo Arts Festival: (KKNK)

  • Die Soen – with Steve Hofmeyr - (Henry Mylne)
  • Om Goodbye te Sê - (Terblanche Jordaan)
  • Die Vrou Vantevore - (Marthinus Basson)
  • As ek reg Onthou (with Louis van Niekerk ) - (Deon Opperman)

Aardklop

  • Die Vrou Vantevore - (Marthinus Basson)

Spier Arts Theatre and in London Theatre

  •  Om Goodbye te Sê - (Terblanche Jordaan)

Andre Hugeneut Theatre

  • Last Summer at Blue Fish Cove - (Terence Shank)

Additional awards:

  • Loerie Award (voice)
  • People’s Choice Most Popular South African Actress
  • Realnet Reach for the Stars Achievers Award
  • Rapport / City Press Prestige Woman
  • You / Huisgenoot Most Stylish Woman

References:

Websites:

  • www.brumilda.com
  • Wikipedia- Brümilda van Rensburg
  • http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0887808/
  • http://www.tvsa.co.za/actors/viewactor.aspx?actorid=2635
  • http://whoswho.co.za/brumilda-van-rensburg-5190