Izel is kind-hearted, enthusiastic and is passionate about the Arts. She is a confident, determined young lady and believes that success is only a result of hard work and dedication. Izel started ballet at the age of 4 and finished her RAD Advanced 1 ballet exam. She participated in a RAD ballet summer school in London (2013). Izel has 6 years' experience in Modern dancing and completed her Gr8 SADT exam. She danced in various Modern and Ballet productions. Izel also has experience in hip-hop. Because of her love for music, she is now also broadening her skills further by going for vocal training. Izel started drama at the age of 4. At the age of 10 and 13 she had the leading roles in 2 stage productions (Balkie & SMS:Babakoors) These productions were performed at the Innibos and Volksblad Art Festival as well as the Pierneef, Performer and Atterbury theater. She completed acting courses with Brumilda van Rensburg (2007), Lelia Etsebeth (2012) as well as "Acting on screen" for teens (2013) and “Acting on screen” Adult course (2014), presented by Lelia Etsebeth and Jacques Bessenger. Her first professional role was in the film “Agent 2000: Die Laksman” as the leading actress in 2014. In 2015 she featured in the NRG music video(sexy baby) as one of the leads, portrays young Antoinette in the Kyknet TV series “Bloedbroers” (DIR: Josua Malherbe) and featured in the film “Dis ek, Anna” (DIR: Sara Bleacher) as the 12-16 year old Anna. This film won “Best feature film” at the Silverskerm Film Fees, SAFTAS en Tempo toekennings as well as several other awards. She also featured as Charlene in the feature film Mignon “Mossie” van Wyk (DIR: Darrel Roodt). In 2016 Izel finished a Meisner Acting Workshop with Anthony Montes. She portrays Mari in the Kyknet TV series “Fluiters” (DIR: Josua Malherbe). She just finished shooting “Vaselinetjie” (DIR: Corné van Rooyen) where she featured as Kit-Kat as well as Ilze Fisher in the International Feature Film “Rivonia” (DIR: Jean van de Velde). Izel will start working on another feature film in June and she is currently the voice of Felicity Fourie in the RSG radio drama Ratels. Izel just finished Matric and wil pursue her acting career to the fullest in 2017. Her love for acting enables her to portray any character/role with great passion!