Summary ProfileActor, dancer, singer and MC
Vanessa was performing before she could talk. She started dancing at the age of three and acting at ten. Nothing could tear her from the stage, whether she was dancing, debating, acting or singing Vanessa had the spotlight on her. She played a meaty leading role in her school days which affirmed her desired career. She qualified through the Trinity College of London in dance, musical theatre and acting.
Moving from Cape Town to the bright lights of Johannesburg Vanessa has worked non stop appearing in many stage shows and musicals including; The Rocky Horror Picture show, Fangs – the musical, Fusion, the Buddy Holly story and playing the part of Wendy in Janice Honeyman’s Pantomime, Peter Pan. She spent 6 months performing in Asia with the touring cast of We Will Rock You – the Queen musical.
Recently Vanessa was seen on the South African movies screens and on m-nets movie channels as the female lead in the late Bill Flynn’s comedy Running Riot. She played the part of Svetlana, Russian running eye – candy for the well known characters Tjokkie and Crispin.
Vanessa is a popular dancing entertainer for corporate clients, a choreographer, adjudicator and MC.