Fred Abrahamse

TRAINING: University of Cape Town Performer’s Diploma

THEATRE: Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, Richard III, Romeo & Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night’s Dream [four productions], Shakespeare’s R&J; Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie, The Night of the Iguana, In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel, Kingdom of Earth, The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore, Stairs to the Roof, The Hotel Plays, One Arm; Steven Berkoff’s Decadence, Greek, The Secret Love Life of Ophelia; Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins, Mark Ravenhill’s Shopping & F*cking and Over There, Eugene O’Neill’s Desire Under the Elms, David Hare’s The Vertical Hour, Kramer & Petersen’s District 6 – The Musical, Noël Coward’s Private Lives and Present Laughter, Yukio Mishima's The Lady Aoi, Peter Shaffer’s Equus also Angels in America, Grease, Return to the Forbidden Planet, Bangbroek Mountain, In Briefs, Beautiful Thing, Epstein – The Man Who Made The Beatles.

OPERA: Sacred Bones and Mozart’s Requiem.

AWARDS: Fleur du Cap Best Director District 6 – The Musical and Beautiful Thing, Fleur du Cap Best Set for Assassins and Kingdom of Earth; Fleur du Cap Best Lighting Design for Equus, Naledi Award for Best Costume Design for Macbeth, Vita Awards Best Director The Glass Menagerie, Beautiful Thing, and Shopping & F*cking; St. Louis Theatre Circle Award Best Director Nomination Stairs to the Roof. 2020 Best Director nominations for The Glass Menagerie [Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards] and Equus [Naledi Theatre Awards]

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