bertha le roux
Bertha le Roux completed her BA Drama degree at the University of Pretoria in 1998. She spent three and a half years working on stage in Children’s Theatre Productions, with the National Youth Theatre in Parktown and Little People’s Productions all over Gauteng. During this time she was also part of the technical team at several National Festivals and voiced one of the characters in the Radio Drama, Blinkwater, for RSG. In 2002 She joined the cast of 7de Laan as Emma and spent twelve and a half years portraying this role. She has graced the covers of over 40 magazines- selling out the Sarie twice. In 2011 she was nominated as one of 12 of Finesse’s Inspirational women of the year and in 2012 she broke the Guinness World Record for applying lipstick to 535 women in an hour. In between 7de Laan and public appearances she also appeared in several plays at KKNK, Suid-Ooster and Innibos festivals. In 2013 Bertha made her silver screen debut in an Afrikaans Shortfilm, Prinses, produced by Life in a Bulb Productions. After leaving 7de Laan at the end of 2014, Bertha joined the team at Radio Pulpit and started work on her DVD, GodStories and GodSongs, which will be released in May 2016. She completed filming as the lead in the film O Vet! In February - A full lenght feature film due for release October 2016 and will be starring in RSG’s newest radio drama, Roosvallei from April. Bertha has adjudicatedfor the ATKV, Talent Africa and several schools in drama.