Actor, Presenter, Voice Artist
Date of Birth: 08 September 1988
Height: 1.70m Hair Colour: Blonde Eye Colour: Green/Brown
Languages: Afrikaans, English
Skills: Accents, Wrestling, Children’s Theatre, Sea-Survival, First Aid, Writing, Movement
People and their behaviour has always strike Ben Pienaar as fascinating, and for this reason he loved being part of numerous school productions throughout primary school and high school from a young age.
He believes that one of the essential aspects of an actor is the discipline to observe, and for three years after high school; Ben had the opportunity to observe and acquire a lot of skills as he travelled Asia, America, Australia, and New Zealand on a Passenger ship. Onboard Ben performed in productions ranging from dramas to clowning for festivals as part of the entertainment.
He has also been freelancing in children’s theatre. As he concluded his studies in 2012 from the University of Pretoria, Ben had the privilege to be a part of stage production with directors such as Pieter Brand: Crucible; Estelle Zeeman: Red Light Canteen; and Napo Masheane: Street Lights With Lips.
He has also been a part of a Tukkies creative movement student production Ororo as part of the Grahamstown Arts festival.
Recent productions Ben was seen is was Rot, Rowwe Diamante and the lead character “Zane” in the teenage movie, Suurlemoen!