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Altus Theart

Altus Theart

Artist Profile

Actor, Singer, MC

 

Date of Birth:23 April 1980

Height:1.80Hair Colour: Light Brown  Eye Colour: Blue

 

Website: www.altustheart.co.za

Languages: Afrikaans, English

Skills:Singing, Accents, Presenting, MC, Dancing, Motorcycling

 

Biography:

Altus Theart received his N dip Diploma in Drama in 2006 from the Tshwane University of Technology where he specialized in theatre, dance, singing and directing.  During his studies he starred in numerous stage productions which included A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Puck), The Crucible (Rev. John Hale) and the KKNK production of Skimmespel.

Altus also starred in the MNet Edit short films Bloedrooi and Spaarwiel as well as a couple of music videos showing on MK89.  He was also part of the Grease cast at the Barnyard theatre where he played the character of ‘Sonny’.  He played the character ‘Werner “Killer” Botha’ in the Ster Kinekor teen comedy BAKGAT.

Altus was honoured to work with Deon Opperman and sharing the stage with Steve Hofmeyr in the stage production of Dis hoe dit was... Die Steve Hofmeyr Storie at the State Theatre in 2007. Altus starred in the Kyknet drama series Kruispad, where he played the lead character ‘Henk Landman’. Altus also had a great time working with Ilze van Heemert in the Schalk Schoombie play Samoerai that premiered at Aardklop in 2008.  Samoerai was also performed at Innibos and KKNK in 2009.  Most recently, Altus played the part of ‘Fafa’ in the popular drama series, Getroud Met Rugby on KykNet.

His main passion in life is to perform and to entertain people and to reach people through doing so.

 

MC

Altus Theart received his N dip Diploma in Drama in 2006 from the Tshwane University of Technology where he specialized in theatre, singing and directing. During his studies he starred in numerous stage productions which included “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Puck), “The Crucible” (Rev. John Hale) and the KKNK production of “Skimmespel”. Altus also starred in the MNet Edit short films “Bloedrooi” and “Spaarwiel” as well as a couple of music videos showing on MK89.

After studying, Altus was part of the “Grease”cast at the Barnyard theatre where he played the character of “Sonny”. He played the character Werner ‘Killer’ Botha in the popular teen comedy “BAKGAT”. He also starred in the sequels “BAKGAT 2” and “BAKGAT 3”. Altus was honoured to share the stage with the legend that is Steve Hofmeyr in the stage production “Dis hoe dit was... Die Steve Hofmeyr Storie” at the State Theatre in 2007.

Altus played the lead in the critically acclaimed Kyknet drama series “Kruispad”. Altus also plays a lead (‘Fafa’) in the popular drama series, “Getroud Met Rugby” on Kyknet. There have been 4 seasons of “Getroud Met Rugby” thus far. Altus had a great time working with Ilse van Heemert in the Schalk Schoombie play “Samoerai” that premiered at Aardklop in 2008. “Samoerai” was also performed at Innibos and KKNK in 2009. Altus’s one-man show, “Hoe ‘n man se kop werk” was sold out at KKNK and Volksbladfees last year. He is still doing the show throughout the country.

Altus played a cameo role in the Afrikaans film “Superhelde” as well as the film “Stilte”, directed by Darrel Roodt. “Getroud Met Rugby – Die Onvertelde Storie” was released in cinemas nationwide in March 2011. He featured in the film – “Roepman” – directed by Paul Eilers. In 2011 Altus was seen on stage playing a lead in the musical “Tree Aan!” Altus was a resident continuity presenter on KykNet in 2011 and 2012.

In 2012 he was seen on stage again in Deon Opperman’s original musical “Lied van my hart”, with Steve Hofmeyr. Altus released his first self-titled album last year. He was a guest vocalist in “The Queen Experience” with Joseph Clark at the Joburg Theatre in Feb 2013. Also in Feb, he was seen on the big screen in the film “Verraaiers”, set in the 1950’s Boer war.

Altus recently finished shooting a new feature film entitled “Ballade van Robbie de Wee”. Altus can currently be seen on screens across the USA as the lead “badlander” in a commercial for Coca-Cola. “The Coke Chase” was launched at the SuperBowl in February. In June he will go on the play in “Liefling – die Musiekblyspel”, at the State Theatre. Later in the year he will be seen in the drama series “Donkerland” on KykNet.

Altus Theart received his N dip Diploma in Drama in 2006 from the Tshwane University of Technology where he specialized in theatre, singing and directing. During his studies he starred in numerous stage productions which included “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Puck), “The Crucible” (Rev. John Hale) and the KKNK production of “Skimmespel”. Altus also starred in the MNet Edit short films “Bloedrooi” and “Spaarwiel” as well as a couple of music videos showing on MK89.

After studying, Altus was part of the “Grease”cast at the Barnyard theatre where he played the character of “Sonny”. He played the character Werner ‘Killer’ Botha in the popular teen comedy “BAKGAT”. He also starred in the sequels “BAKGAT 2” and “BAKGAT 3”. Altus was honoured to share the stage with the legend that is Steve Hofmeyr in the stage production “Dis hoe dit was... Die Steve Hofmeyr Storie” at the State Theatre in 2007.

Altus played the lead in the critically acclaimed Kyknet drama series “Kruispad”. Altus also plays a lead (‘Fafa’) in the popular drama series, “Getroud Met Rugby” on Kyknet. There have been 4 seasons of “Getroud Met Rugby” thus far. Altus had a great time working with Ilse van Heemert in the Schalk Schoombie play “Samoerai” that premiered at Aardklop in 2008. “Samoerai” was also performed at Innibos and KKNK in 2009. Altus’s one-man show, “Hoe ‘n man se kop werk” was sold out at KKNK and Volksbladfees last year. He is still doing the show throughout the country.

Altus played a cameo role in the Afrikaans film “Superhelde” as well as the film “Stilte”, directed by Darrel Roodt. “Getroud Met Rugby – Die Onvertelde Storie” was released in cinemas nationwide in March 2011. He featured in the film – “Roepman” – directed by Paul Eilers. In 2011 Altus was seen on stage playing a lead in the musical “Tree Aan!” Altus was a resident continuity presenter on KykNet in 2011 and 2012.

In 2012 he was seen on stage again in Deon Opperman’s original musical “Lied van my hart”, with Steve Hofmeyr. Altus released his first self-titled album last year. He was a guest vocalist in “The Queen Experience” with Joseph Clark at the Joburg Theatre in Feb 2013. Also in Feb, he was seen on the big screen in the film “Verraaiers”, set in the 1950’s Boer war.

Altus recently finished shooting a new feature film entitled “Ballade van Robbie de Wee”. Altus can currently be seen on screens across the USA as the lead “badlander” in a commercial for Coca-Cola. “The Coke Chase” was launched at the SuperBowl in February. In June he will go on the play in “Liefling – die Musiekblyspel”, at the State Theatre. Later in the year he will be seen in the drama series “Donkerland” on KykNet.

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