Writer, director and performer

Louw Venter is a 31-year-old writer, director and performer.

He hails from the West Rand of Johannesburg and now lives in Cape Town. Since completing his schooling at the National School of the Arts in 1993, he has worked as a designer, writer, actor and clown, to mention but a few of his ventures. Venter’s most notable achievements include his role as co-creator of The Most Amazing Show starring Corne and Twakkie, various film roles opposite the likes of Julliette Binoche in In My Country and, more recently, in Bunny Chow: Know Thyself and two original and critically acclaimed plays.

He has won several awards, including a bronze medal at the New York Festival.

Lunch Spot: The Olive Station, Muizenberg