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Riana Van Vollenhoven

Riana Van Vollenhoven

Category:Actor, Singer, Voice
Age Group:46 to 50 years
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Languages:Afrikaans, English, German (not fluent)
    BA (Drama), University of Pretoria
    BA Honours (Drama), University of Pretoria
    Tertiary Educational Diploma, University of Pretoria
    Performance Licentiate Opera – mezzo, University of South Africa
    MMus (Music Therapy), University of Pretoria
    Guided Imagery and Music Therapist (GIM)
    Mandala Assessment Research Instrument (MARI) Facilitator
    EduK (Educational Kinesiology) / BrainGym Facilitator   
    Professional freelance singing and acting for PACT, POTO, Salon Music,
    Roodepoort Civic Theatre and others (see addendum)

Cameo role with dialogue for “Binnelanders”, 2018
7DE LAAN - cameo role (2008 + 2009)
FNB TVC - (2008)

Mezzo in “Krönungsmesse”, Mozart for Salon Music, 2018
Acts as Narrator and Sings ‘Anina’ in “La Traviata” for Sempre Opera, 2017
Opera concert with Maurizio Marchini and Sabrina Enrichi for Salon Music, 2016
Sings ‘Prince Orlofsky’ in “Die Fledermaus” for Salon Music, 2015
Ensemble and ‘Madame Giri’ understudy in “The Phantom of the Opera”, South Africa 2011-2012
A NIGHT IN VENICE - role of Ciboletta (2005 Salon music)
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - role of Madame Giri (2004-2006 South Africa and Asia tours)
KOEKEMAKRANKA - solo leader in the recital (2001, UKKASIE festival in London)
LATRAVIATA - role of Flora Bervoix (2001 Roodepoort Civic Theatre)
DIDO & AENEAS - role of sorceress (1998 Roodepoort Civic Theatre)
PACT Opera Company, Mezzo (1991-‘94)

ATKV voted best actress nationally (1983-1984)
PACT Opera company (1991-1994)
Solo Singing performaces in various concerts, recitals and cabarets

Good with Accents
Private Drama Tutor
Eistedford coaching
Singing (Opera to Jazz)