Lindsay is a born and bred South African who lives in Cape Town after studying English, Media and Art, and Teaching at Stellenbosch University. She fell in love with musical theatre when she first saw the film version of The Phantom of the Opera in 2004. After studying drama in high school, she focused more on singing at university singing with the Stellenbosch University Choir for 5 years. By day she works from home as a student administrator and freelance writer, and at night she is involved in the local community theatre scene as a chorus girl and karaoke queen.
Divided into three acts, OLEANNA centers on the daily meetings and subsequent conversations between a verbose university professor John (Alan Committie) and his frustrated, failing student Carol (Nicole Fortuin). As accusations fly and tensions heighten, this unpredictable drama explores issues of language, political correctness, sexual harassment, and more.BWW Interview: Nicole Fortuin On Being 'Flawed, Layered and Vocal' in OLEANNA September 11, 2018
Coming to The Fugard Theatre this month, OLEANNA is a two-character play by David Mamet. Stripped down to a discussion between a female student and her male professor, it addressesissues of inequality, language, gender, and more. In her role as student Carol, Nicole Fortuin delves deeper into her experience with this confrontational drama.BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE's Enchanting Return To The Fugard Theatre August 23, 2018
Eric Abraham's award-winning production of Shakespeare in Love is back at the Fugard Theatre by popular demand. Its highly anticipated return comes after a sold-out run at the end of 2017 and this latest production boasts a handful of fresh cast members as well as a new lead actor. While one might sometimes associate Shakespeare with languid lines of prose and a faint understanding of Early Modern English, there is nothing idle about this captivating romantic comedy.