Bio

Rudi van der Merwe

  1. was born and grew up in Calvinia, South Africa. He studied theatre and French at the University of Stellenbosch (1996-99) all the while maintaining independent activity working in theatre, dance and television. From 1999 to 2002 he studied Modern Litterature and Cinema at the University Marc Bloch in Strasbourg and partakes in ex.e.r.ce at the CCN of Montpellier.

Rudi van der Merwe

  1. Since 2004 he has worked as a performer with, among others, Gilles Jobin, Cindy van Acker, Perrine Valli and Yan Duyvendak and has collaborated with Ayelen Parolin, Dana Michel, Jòzsef Trefeli, Marie-Caroline Hominal and Béatrice Graf on a variety of diverse and multidisciplinary projects.
  2. His creations include I’d like to save the world, but I’m too busy saving myself created in collaboration with Susana Panadès Diaz, Solstice, Miss En Abyme, Trophée and Buzz Riot.
  3. In 2014, he obtains a diploma in post-production from CADSchool Geneva and in 2015 a postgraduate diploma in cinema from Raindance London.