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Quanita Adams

1st Lang: Afrikaans (fluent), English (fluent)     
Eyes: Brown     Hair: Brown     Height: 1.6     

AWARDS

2008, 2009 Winner of Fleur du Cap for Best Supporting Actress for Cissie
2006 Safta Award for Best Film Actress
2004 Winner of Fleur du Cap Award for Best Actress for ‘Valley Song’ and ‘At Her Feet’
2003 Winner of Fleur du Cap Award for Best ensemble for ‘For Colored Girls…’
2003 Nominated for a Fleur du Cap Award for Most Promising Student
2013 FLEUR DU CAP WINNER: Best Performance by an actress Quanita Adams for Boesman & Lena as Lena.
2013 NALEDI THEATRE AWARD NOMINEE for Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role in “Boesman and Lena”
2015 SAFTA Nomination for Best Supporting Actress -TV Soap for her portrayal of Zadie September in "Binnelanders"
 

Film Experience

Film Role Director / Production Company
TESS Chantal dir. Meg Rickards
OFFER Najma dir. Harold Richter
CHEMO CLUB Nurse Fireworx Media
SHUSSH Chantal dir. Meg Rickards
DOMINEE TRUUKS Amore dir. Anel Stolp; Redhead Productions
KONFETTI Newsreporter dir. Zaheer Bhyat, Light and Dark Films
MATERIAL Shareen dir. Craig Freimont, Zukrafin films
SKEEM Celeste dir.Tim Greene, Light n Dark Films
SOUTHERN CROSS Lead dir. Carmen Sangion , Mzansi magic new directions
GARGOYLE Nicro dir.Kelsey Egan
ONGERIEWE Lead Afda short film
HOLBY CITY Winnie BBC, ENIGMA PICTURES
THE FLOOD Tour Guide Moonlighting Films
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Sharifa dir.Mark Bamford, Wonder View Films & Moonlighting Films
FORGIVENESS Sannie Grootboom Giant Films

Television

Series Role Director / Production Company
SARA SE GEHEIM Lizzie dirs. Mia Breet , David Isaacs; Kyknet & Kie
DIE BOLAND MOORDE II Michelle KYKNET
HOOTEN AND THE LADY Alice dir. Colin Teague
JAB Mrs Adams CMT Productions
BINNELANDERS Zadie September Stark Films
MAD DOGS IV Tick dir.Adrian Shergold, SKY, Left Bank Pictures
RUGBY MOTORS Quanita Light n Dark Films
INTERSEXIONS I Veronica Curious Pictures
4PLAY SEX TIPS FOR GIRLS Zara ETV
RHYTHM CITY Quanita ETV
COLOUR TV various roles BongGoe productions
HARTLAND Shireen Davids KYKNET
PASELLA Guest Presenter Tswelopele Productions
ERFSONDES Rosemary SABC 2
LIFE FIRST Genesis Films
FONT Raylene Curious Pictures
ER Zahra Film Hiring Services
ORION Chantal Jungle Media Television
GOING UP AGAIN Antjie Penguin Films
LAUGH OUT LOUD Guest Bobby Heany Productions
VUYANI MZANTSI Presenter Griffin Films
SOS Thumi Penguin Films

Theatre Experience

Production Role Director / Venue
RED EARTH Baby dir Mathew Wild; The Fugard Theatre
CURL UP & DYE Roeleen dir Sue Pam Grant, The Theatre on the Square, JHNB
BOESMAN & LENA Lena dir James Ncqobo, Theatre on the Square , The Baxter Theatre
AT HER FEET Various dir Nadia Davids, London, Southbank Centre
AT HER FEET Various dir Nadia Davids, Pinter Theatre, London, London Book Fair
CAPE TOWN SPOKEN WORD FESTIVAL’ MC Baxter Theatre
FLIPPING THE SCRIPT Various dir Bobby Rodwell; Woodstock Theatre
CISSIE Various dir. Nadia Davids: Baxter THeatre
KROES Letitia dir. Heinrich Reisenhoffer; Suidoostefees
TRC PROJECT: TRUTH IN TRANSLATION Ensemble dir Michael Lessac, Colonades Theatre Lab: International Tour
TWAALFDE NAG Maria dir. Janice Honeyman:Baxter Theatre
JOCASTA RISING Various, Young Jocasta dir. Carol Kaplan: Artscape
WIT Nurse dir. Peter Hayes:Baxter Theatre
VALLEY SONG Veronica dir. Barbara Rubin:Baxter Theatre
AT HER FEET Various dir. Nadia Davids: International Tour
FOR COLORED GIRLS Lady in Red dir. Lara Bye : Baxter Theatre

Training / Experience

Institution Qualification
Michaelis School of Fine Art Fine Art
University of Cape Town BA Drama ,Hons.

Special Skills

MUSICAL: singing
LANGUAGES
Afrikaans (fluent), English (fluent)
 
VOCAL STYLES
Medium Sell, Soft Sell, Hard Sell, Character
 
ACCENTS
South African English, Cape Coloured

Voice Clips

  • Quanita Adams - Medium Sell - Fashion World
  • Quanita Adams - ACCENT - Cape Coloured - 17 Mag