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Dorette Potgieter

1st Lang: Afrikaans, English      
Eyes: Blue     Hair: Blonde     Height: 1.74     


2018 HUISGENOOT- TEMPO television nomination for Best Actress in a Drama – Swartwater II as Annelien Steyn
2017 Silwerskermfees winner of South African film festival Blitz Pitch
2015 TEMPO AWARD for Best film of the year in South Africa - BALLADE VIR 'n ENKELING
2015 BEST DRAMA at the Sabaoth International Film Festival in Milan, Italy - BORN TO WIN
2015 ROYALTY SOAPY AWARD for most popular soapie – VILLA ROSA
2015 ROYALTY SOAPY AWARD nomination for outstanding supporting actress as Wanda in Villa Rosa
2010 SAMA nomination for best children album Janneman in die diereryk, South Africa
2005 SAFTA winner for Best ensemble cast as Gina in Rhythm City, eTV South Africa
1989 MISS LOREAL ELSEVE BEAUTIFUL HAIR South Africa, national winner  

Film Experience

Film Role Director / Production Company
HAMMARSKJOLD Hellermans Wife dir. Per Fly Plejdrup , Do Productions
TJOPS VIR BREFVIS (short Film) Renata van der Spuy dir. Duan Wanty, Red Pepper, Kyknet FILMS
MANDELIEN (Short Film) Nina Botha dir. Lize Vosloo, Red Pepper, Kyknet FILMS
THYS & TRIX Chanel dir. Quentin Krog, The Film Factory & Bouwer Bosch Films
LOVE IN HARD TIMES (short) Lisa dir. Tebogo Mkhabela, F.I.L.M.
HOENDER MET DIE ROOI SKOENE Cecilia de Waal dir. Koos Roets, Estastax (Pty) Ltd
DIE PRO Lorraine Lawrence dir. Andre Velts, Hoofkantoor Produksies
ZUM TEUFEL MIT DER WAHRHEIT Meter Maid dir. Granz Henman, Film africa, Wasabi
BALLADE VIR N ENKELING Alicia Francke dir. Quentin Krog, Film Factory
BORN TO WIN Mother Terblanche dir. Frans Cronje, Global Creative Studios
ONE BILLION RISING Mother and daughter dir. Diana Keam , Best Light Films
ALLE MACHT DEN KINDERN Mrs Siebert dir. Carlo Rola, Two Oceans Productions
LOTTO MADNESS Angie, lead dir.Paulo Areal, MBP Company
POWER TO THE CHILDREN Patient Mrs Siebert dir.Carla Rola, TWO OCEANS
CITIZEN VERDICT Carlene opposite Armant Assante , LEAD dir.Philippe Martinez, Lucky Seven Productions
THE PIANO PLAYER Alexs Mom dir.Jean Pierre Roux, Film Africa
TANDO LEVIS SA LEAD dir.Matt Hindley, Reel Revolution
ANTI FUR PSA LEAD dir.Michael Buckley, Frieze Films
DIAMOND HUNTERS Benedict’s Girlfriend dir.Dennis Berry, Film Africa
AFRICA Vicky Young , LEAD dir.Paul Matthews, Peakviewing
CRY ME A BABY Showgirl dir.Tamsin MaCarthy, MOVIE MAKERS
SECOND SKIN Body Dbl for Natasha Henstridge dir. Darryl Roodt, Film Africa
CIRCLES IN THE FOREST Young Jane , LEAD dir. Regardt vd Bergh, Philo Pieterse


Series Role Director / Production Company
BINNELANDERS June, Renes mother
LOTTOLAND Presenter dir. Annemie Lombard, Homebrew , kykNET
ALLES MALAN (S 2) Child Psychologist dirs. Rene van Rooyen , Corne van Rooyen, Red Letter Day
AMERICAN MONSTER S5 Detective Trilogy Creative Studios
SEWENDE LAAN Lucinda Danie Odendaal Productions
KERN Ilse Lee dir. Regardt van den Bergh, RoepTV
DIE KASTEEL TinaMarie de Wet dir. Pierre v Pletzen, Josh Rous etc. Rouse House
SWARTWATER II Annelien Steyn dir. Andre Odendal etc. Quizzical Prod
HEAR NO EVIL Agent Kiser dir. Sebastian Smith, Arrow Media
BLACK SAILS III Magistrates wife dir. Alik Sakharov, STARZ
VILLA ROSA Wanda Viljoen Retief dir. Wilmien Rossouw, Andries vd Merwe, kykNet
DIE BYL Jolene dir. Reghardt van den Bergh, Lions Head Productions
VLOEKSTEEN Sandra Cilliers, LEAD dir. Regardt van den Bergh, kykNET
RHYTHM CITY Gina, cameo ,III seasons dir. Krijay Govender, eTV
GLITTERATI Anchor Presenter dir. Christo Gerlach, kykNET
CORONATION STREET The Receptionist dir. Duncan Foster, UK TV
HARD COPY Pitbull, the Lawyer dir. Tim Green, SABC 3
TSHISA Pienkie, salon owner dir. Isabel Mostert, SABC 1
A GIANT MISTAKE, Parlatones music video LEAD dir. Georges Webster, Music Video
PLEK VD VLEISVREETERS Sonja, vetanarian LEAD dir. Gerrit Schoonhoven, kykNET
GOING UP AGAIN Letithia Cummings, cameo dir. Roberta Durrant, SABC 2
SORTED Cindy , cameo dir. Craig Freimond, SABC 3
MADAM & EVE Jean , cameo dir. Roberta Durrant, SABC 2
CHARLIE JADE Ajax, undercover agent dir. Darrell Roodt, CANADIAN TV
TOP BILLING Guest Presenter PFWELOPE Productions
SOUTMANSLAND Patricia Redelinghuys, LEAD dir. Gerrit Schoonhoven, SABC
FOOLS GOLD Mrs. Brunner ERIC VELU Productions, GERMAN TV
VOETE VAN GOUD Estelle Fouche, LEAD dir. Rob Riley, SABC
EGOLI Susan Bosman dir. Gert v Niekerk, FRANZ MARX FILMS, Mnet
MORIBATA 25 South Tina dir. Sylvie Ayme Viard, FRENCH TV
HAGENHEIM PRIVAAT Candice dir. Elizabeth Archer, SABC
KAAP OM SES news Presenter dir. Wynand Dreyer, SABC 2
NEWS PROGRAMME Presenter dir. Wynand Dreyer, SABC 2
FNB BANK training Presenter dir. Paulo Areal, MBP Company
GOLF TRAVEL LOG SA Presenter dir. Bonnie Rodini, Peakviewing UK TV
DSV FOSHINI training Presenter dir. Org Potgieter, Spektrum prod
VODACOM, STANDARD BANK, LIBERTY LIFE AND STANLIB Presenter dir. Paulo Areal, MBP Company; Markus Davies, The Productions Works

Theatre Experience

Production Role Director / Venue
HOTEL VLEISPALEIS Shanie dirs. Gaerin Hauptfleisch , Leon Kruger, Woordfees, KKNK
TROUROK one woman show dir.Charles J. Fourie, KKNK
HAANGKASHAAS cabaret dir.Marion Holm, KKNK
THANDI and TOFFIE childrens theatre dir.Margit Rodenbeck, KKNK
AVATAR One woman performance dir.Dorette Potgieter, National Art Gallery CT
VUILSPEL Comedy dir.Jaco Bouwer, KKNK & Potcheftsroom
DIE RENOSTERS Drama dir.Waldemar Schultz, HB Thom
IPEKONDERS Musical dir.Herman Pretorious, HB Thom
CONTEMPERORY PRODUCTIONS Dance Production dir.Jenny Papendorf, HB Thom
VUKA AFRICA Dance Production dir.John Nkosi Kwa Themba, Grahamstown Arts Festival
YOUNG CHOREOGRAPHERS Dance Production dir.Mavis Taylor, UCT
NATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL Dance Production dir.Jasmine Honores, UCT
BIG BAND JAZZ Dance Production dir.Debby Rakusin, Breytenbach Theater
EXPOSE DANCE REVUE Dance Production dir.Nicole Sherwin, Cape Town, Lansdowne
THE SOUND OF MUSIC Brigitta dir.David Matheson, Nico Malan , Artscape CT
DIE JOINER Drama dir.Pieter Fourie, Nico Malan , Artscape CT
GIGI Musical dir.David Matheson, Nico Malan , Artscape CT

Special Skills

South African English, Standard American, British RP
Swimming and Athletics (not professional), Horse riding (not professional),
Basic Piano (not professional)
Method Acting; Alexander Technique; Voice Artist; Mime Artists
Afrikaans (fluent), English (fluent)
Warm, Soft Sell, Animated, Medium Sell, Conversational, Intimate, Tender and Caring, Nurturing and Motherly, Authoritative 
South African English, Standard American, British RP

Dorette Potgieter is a well known South African voice artiste and actor who has been involved in various film, television, theatre and radio productions since the 80's.
After returning to Cape Town and joining the APM team in July 2012, Dorette has voiced campaigns for The Western Cape Government.
Kokkedoortjie TVC - Homebrew; Pick a Pay Koekedoor TVC - Y & R South Africa (Pty) Ltd; Peoples
Weather DSTV channel 415; Visi Magazine TVC – Mother City Records; Western Cape Cultural Affairs -
Tomcat Advertising; Pick a Pay radio spots - Y & R South Africa at Big Leap Studios; Lindt AV –
BitterBean Media at Libravision; RSG – Radioteater Altyd & Radio Drama Purgatorio at SABC; East
Rand Mall – Mustard Seed Relationship at Spaced Out Sound Studios; Chevrolet – Spaced Out Sound
Studios; Narration and singer for the childrens album Janneman in die diereryk– Radio Lava
Produksies JHB; Narration of a childrens album Vier wense- Anna Emm Productions Cape Town;
Comet Coatings – Green Mechanic Media Solutions JHB; Medical Investigation SABC – Rap Studios
JHB; MTN Mobile Service Provider – Sonovision JHB; FNB Financial Service Provider – Sonovision JHB;
Indiwe Brand Leader; Nasal C; Cape Peninsula Nature Reserve; Mac Cosmetics; De Beers Diamonds

Voice Clips

  • Dorette Potgieter - Shoprite (Xmas Radio Nov 2022) nat afri outdoors 1
  • Dorette Potgieter - Shoprite (Xmas Radio Nov 22) nat afri foods 2
  • Dorette Potgieter - Shoprite (Xmas Radio Nov 2022) nat afri generic 7
  • Dorette Potgieter - ENG Smooth - Visi Magazine
  • Dorette Potgieter - AFK straight read - West Govt
  • Dorette Potgieter - AFK Hard sell - Super Hyper
  • Dorette Potgieter - AFK soft sell - Chevi Special
  • Dorette Potgieter - ENG Soft Sell - Havengas
  • Dorette Potgieter - ENG Sexy
  • Dorette Potgieter - ENG Conversational - Erm Die Broers
  • Dorette Potgieter - ENG Smooth - Western Cape Government
  • Dorette Potgieter - ENG News
  • Dorette Potgieter - ENG Soft Sell
  • Dorette Potgieter Saturday Live Independent Media
  • Dorette Potgieter - soft sell - Clover
  • Dorette Potgieter - Corporate - Blignaut Bluestar
  • Dorette Potgieter - AFK character poppie - Super Hyper
  • Dorette Potgieter - AFK Animated character