Beytell - Cabaret Artist, Drumcircles & Industrial Theatre Playwright - Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Marie Beytell

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa


"AFRIKAVROU" performer and author of new Afrikaans Kabaret: PRIKKEL POT.
Creative Director: Industrial Theatre and Creative Communications: MIRACLE PRODUCTIONS. Plays Djembe Drum, Sings, Performing Poet. Ghitas with Sangomas. Dans kaalvoet saam met Xoisan tribes om GROOT VURE ....

Interesting facts/achievements:
To have given birth to two AWESOME children.
My Red Indian Name, given to me by John Twobirds: “She Who Grabs the Fire”.
To have Bungee jumped off Stormsriver Bridge even though I “KAKKED” myself.
To have hiked the Wild Coast from Port St John’s to Koffiebaai + survived!
To have survived solo hike in Gamka kloof...
To have caught two steenbrasse, one kabeljou and a small shark (which we threw back), at Hentiesbay , Namibia.
Organized and MC’d marie claire magazine 3rd B’ay Party 2000.
To have learned to play the Djembe Drum.
To qualify as Scuba Diver (LOVE diving in Mozambique).
To have won two chickens at SKOOLKERMIS with my top scores in the original Space Invaders Game.
To have finished one hectic river rafting trip down the Zambezi.
To have traveled in Namibia alone twice.
To have been allowed to witness Sangomas “GHITA”in Tzaneen.
To have safely driven more than 1 million kilometers without a serious accident on these hectic SA roads.
To have won, with only a yellow belt, a Judo Championship within my weight section, when I was twelve.
To still have all my teeth.
To be able to dance to Kwaito, Tiekiedraai, Two Step, Hip Hop, Reggae, Indian, and Trance Music…
To have danced in the RIO Carnaval TWICE: Feb 2001 and Feb/March 2003 with beautiful costumes! …
To reluctantly join the Poetry Club of Melville and exploding as a poet at old Mixer Melville, and eventually becoming Maitre’ D during 2002 at the Melville Bassline! Launched one woman Cabaret: PRIKKEL POT at The State Theatre and AARDKLOP during 2011.
Greatest Failure:
I’m still scared shitless when confronted by a huge vicious PARKTOWN PRAWN!!!


Cabaret Artist, Drumcircles & Industrial Theatre Playwright

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History



From January 2010


Miracle Productions

The Win Win Group

Qualifications & Certifications

Hoerskool Westonaria


University of Johannesburg

Laerskool Gerrit Maritz

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