jané van der westhuizen
Jané van der Westhuizen is a spirited girl who has a natural talent for acting and public speaking. In 2013 she played the lead role in the kykNET Silwerskermfees film Prinses, for which she was nominated Best Actress by die Mzanzi Short Film Festival. In 2014 she played in KITE with Samuel L. Jackson. Her experience in television, on stage, 6 years practical training at the PALI-institute and years of participating Art Festivals and Eisteddfods make her a well-rounded actress with academic and practical experience: She was in Deon Opperman’s Bloedbroers (television series) Completed a certificate at the Speech and drama college of SA Participation at SATCH (South African Talent Championships) Was in School Play, Musical, Revue Obtained colours for culture and drama at school Numerous A++ achievements at Art Festivals In a Montecasino advertisement in 2010 Jané is truly gifted when it comes to working with animals, and loves riding her horse Thunder. As Miss Driehoek Jr 2016, winner of 2017 ATKV East and South Gauteng Unprepared Public Speaking (gr 8+9) and competing in the national round, and a formidable member of the school debate team, Jané is no stranger to the limelight and stage, and can handle pressure with the greatest ease.