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Faeron Wheeler

Faeron Wheeler

Faeron is a Cape Town based actor, writer and producer who has been involved in theatre since she was only three years old. She studied drama and dancing throughout school and then went on to do a BA with a double major in Screenwriting and English before earning her Honours in Film Production from the University of Cape Town. Throughout her performance career, she has appeared on numerous stages around Cape Town and beyond. In 2017, Faeron started F Creations, a production company aimed at bringing original work to the stage and screen. Some of her favourite productions she's been involved with include The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), The Comedy of Errors and Your Perfect Life (which won a Standard Bank Ovation Award at the 2019 National Arts Festival Fringe). Faeron is also a digital marketer, specialising in content marketing strategies, copywriting and editing.

 




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BWW Review: End off 2020 on a high with THIS MOMENT, A MUSICAL CABARET at the Masque  PhotoBWW Review: End off 2020 on a high with THIS MOMENT, A MUSICAL CABARET at the Masque Theatre
Posted: Dec. 13, 2020


BWW Review: WAYS OF DYING ? superb staging at The Baxter PhotoBWW Review: WAYS OF DYING ? superb staging at The Baxter
Posted: Nov. 14, 2020


BWW Interview: Daniel Enticott And Erica Schofield talk about keeping the Masque Thea PhotoBWW Interview: Daniel Enticott And Erica Schofield talk about keeping the Masque Theatre alive through COVID
Posted: Dec. 8, 2020


BWW Interview: Nicola Date talks COMEDY NEAR THE LESS FLIPPEN COLD SEA at Masque Thea PhotoBWW Interview: Nicola Date talks COMEDY NEAR THE LESS FLIPPEN COLD SEA at Masque Theatre
Posted: Nov. 16, 2020


BWW Interview: Matthew Counihan talks about directing AFRICAN PULSE - CELEBRATING THE PhotoBWW Interview: Matthew Counihan talks about directing AFRICAN PULSE - CELEBRATING THE NDLOVU YOUTH CHOIR
Posted: Apr. 26, 2021


BWW Review: Take a musical trip with A BOARDING LINE at the Masque
June 14, 2021

In such dark times for the theatre industry around the world, it truly felt like coming home when the Masque invited us to have some musical fun. A BOARDING LINE is full to bursting with great tunes from Broadway musicals. Everything about the production felt like a celebration – something we probably all need right now.

BWW Interview: Matthew Counihan talks about directing AFRICAN PULSE - CELEBRATING THE NDLOVU YOUTH CHOIR
April 26, 2021

Since its inception in 2009, the Ndlovu Youth Choir has become one of the world's most treasured groups. Their unique musical arrangements, powerhouse vocals, irresistibly combined with mesmerising choreography and infectious energy have inspired millions across the globe. They are the first choir in the history of either America’s Got Talent or Britain’s Got Talent to reach the final. Their soul-stirring performances won hearts and minds around the world.

BWW Review: End off 2020 on a high with THIS MOMENT, A MUSICAL CABARET at the Masque Theatre
December 13, 2020

THIS MOMENT is a wonderful collection of songs from musicals, performed by some fantastic singers. It’s currently on at the Masque Theatre, Muizenberg, as a fundraiser for this icon of community theatre in Cape Town.

BWW Interview: Daniel Enticott And Erica Schofield talk about keeping the Masque Theatre alive through COVID
December 8, 2020

The Masque Theatre is an icon of Muizenberg and the Cape Town community theatre world. 2020, as was the case for so many theatres around the world, has been a hard one for the Masque.

BWW Interview: Nicola Date talks COMEDY NEAR THE LESS FLIPPEN COLD SEA at Masque Theatre
November 16, 2020

We are reaching the end of 2020 and we could probably all use a really good laugh! That's why we're chatting to Nicola Date, one of the comedians who will be entertaining the audience at COMEDY NEAR THE LESS FLIPPEN COLD SEA at Masque Theatre.

BWW Review: WAYS OF DYING – superb staging at The Baxter
November 14, 2020

It’s an incredible piece that seems almost naïve in story to being with but reveals a depth that is both disturbing and deeply impactful. The production of this story that is currently on at The Baxter’s Flipside Theatre is an adaptation created by Lara Foot.

BWW Interview: Rob Van Vuuren talks ENOUGH IS ENOUGH and performing in lockdown
May 5, 2020

Comedian and actor Rob van Vuuren has been working hard during lockdown to keep the arts alive. He chatted to us about the new world of live streaming shows and the future of the entertainment world, post-lockdown.

BWW Interview: Actress Natasha Van Der Merwe talks about life in COVID-19 lockdown
April 12, 2020

It's an uncertain time for those working in the entertainment industry. We chatted to South African actress Natasha van der Merwe about life for a performer during the lockdown.

BWW Interview: Sophie Joans creator of SCENES ON SCREENS
April 6, 2020

Looking for a theatre fix during South Africa's lockdown? Sophie Joans has created a wonderful Instagram platform called SCENES ON SCREENS.

BWW Review: EGOLI THE MUSICAL is full of heart at Masque Theatre
February 9, 2020

There's nothing quite like the sound of voices harmonising perfectly through both joy and sadness. EGOLI THE MUSICAL promised a story a?oefilled with fully harmonic singing that is cultural, rhythmic, African, and heart-rendinga?? and they delivered on many fronts.

BWW Review: A toe-tapping trip down memory lane with FOR KINKS AND COUNTRY
February 5, 2020

The 1960s really is a magical era a?" the fashion, the music, the revolution in the air. FOR KINKS AND COUNTRY aims to take you right back there through the incredible music of The Beatle, The Rolling Stones, The Animals, Dusty Springfield, Petula Clark and, of course, The Kinks.

BWW Interview: Sue Diepeveen chats about the RE-OPENING of The Drama Factory
January 29, 2020

The Drama Factory in Somerset West has become something of an institution for patrons in the area. The theatre has been around for three years already, and has had some incredible talent treading the boards. In December 2019, owner Sue Diepeveen undertook a big move and has relocated her theatre to a bigger building just around the corner.

BWW Interview: Kseniya Filinova-Bruton of THE SHAKESPEARE SCHOOLS FESTIVAL SOUTH AFRICA at The Fugard Theatre
February 5, 2020

This year is the 10th anniversary of the SHAKESPEARE SCHOOLS FESTIVAL SOUTH AFRICA (SSF SA) and the first round is happening at The Fugard Theatre 3-14 March. We chatted to the found of the festival, Kseniya Filinova-Bruton, about all that she and her team have managed to achieve in the last 10 years.

BWW Review: Go on an emotional rollercoaster with THE HUCKSTERS at the Baxter
January 26, 2020

Louis Viljoen's script is intense and in your face a?" and I like it. The characters are real, complex and decidedly messed up, and in some ways, pretty relatable. We all have dark thoughts and the desire to tell people exactly what is on our minds. This play just pushes things to the extreme.

BWW Feature: Treat you and your Valentine to a show in Cape Town
January 23, 2020

This February there are some amazing things to see that will make you fall in love with the stage on Valentine's Day. Take your significant other, go with a group of friends or round up the family, and get whisked away by some of South Africa's finest talent.

BWW Review: Mid-life Crises and Laughs About Life in LATE BLOOMER with Nik Rabinowitz
December 1, 2019

The themes of LATE BLOOMER are fairly typical for Rabinowitz' style of comedy. He talks about what he knows a?" things that are happening in his life now. At 43, he is now hitting topics like mid-life crises, receding hairlines and whether or not they should pack up their lives and move to Lithuania.

BWW Interview: Nancy Rademeyer, Jeff Brooker & Sue Diepeveen on THE SYRINGA TREE at The Drama Factory
November 26, 2019

THE SYRINGA TREE is a 2019 Standard Bank Ovation Award winner at the National Arts Festival. I was lucky enough to catch a performance at NAF and this production blew me away. It's a very good thing that this production is coming to Cape Town now and more people will get a chance to see this beautiful piece of theatre.

BWW Review: Belinda Davids is Whitney in THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL: A TRIBUTE TO WHITNEY HUSTON
November 25, 2019

What an absolute treat to see an amazing South African performer standing centre stage and showing us all of her incredible talent, all the while knowing how much she is also loved and respected as a performer around the world. South African born Belinda Davids has an extraordinary set of pipes on her and commands the stage as well as I imagine Whitney Huston would have done.

BWW Review: Godfrey Johnson soars as VASLAV at The Fugard Theatre
November 9, 2019

I am not surprised by all the glowing reviews and the three Fleur du Cap nominations VASLAV has received. Godfrey Johnson throws himself whole-heartedly into his performance and is quite mesmerising.

BWW Review: TWO TO TANGO from The Drama Factory is real and relatable
November 3, 2019

It's a very real and relatable story about a superficially liberal white couple negotiating post-apartheid challenges. They're also negotiating the tricky time of life when their nest is about to become empty as their two teenaged daughters head off to university and the real world.



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