Beoordelaar:  Engels Spraak & Drama /

Adjudicator: English Speech & Drama

 

Ilne Fourie voltooi haar graad in B.A. Drama en Teaterkuns (cum laude) in 2006 aan die Universiteit van die Vrystaat. Hierna ontvang sy ook haar Honneurs in skyfkuns waar sy haar studie fokus op vertaling en die invloed van politiek op skrywers voor en na 1994.  Ilne se dramaloopbaan skop af in 2008 nadat sy die goue akteurs prys ontvang vir haar vertolking as die weduwee Ant Vossie, in die komedie Die Begrafnis.  Die gesogte SPAT-prys (Sanlam Prys vir Suid-Afrikaanse Teater) word aan Ilne toegeken as algehele beste akteur tydens hierdie kompetisie tussen verskeie ander Universiteite.    

Dit is in hierdie tydperk dat Ilne debuteer met haar gewilde eenvrouvertoning Impi. In 2009 word die opvolg Impi 2 – wat ‘n fees! ook bekend gestel en sederdien is Ilne ‘n gereelde kunstenaar by verkeie nasionale kunstefeeste soos KKNK, Vrystaatkunstefees en Aardklop.

Sy tree ook op as die skrywer van die nuutste komedie die-hoe-se-wie-se-wat-nou-weer wat spesiaal geskryf word vir die geliefde akteurs-paartjie Elize Cawood en Wilson Dunster. Ilne word vir drie opeenvolgende jare genomineer as Beste Vrystaatse Kunstenaar en ontvang in 2013 hierdie gesogte toekenning na afloop van die Vryfees vir haar nuutgeskrewe teks die-hoe-se-wie-se-wat-nou-weer en haar spel in haar nuuste eenvrouvertoning ValenPYNsdag.

In 2017 was Ilne te sien in twee nuwe eenvrouvertonings, Irritasie vir die NASIE en Elke Briljante ding (onder leiding van JP. du Plessis) en ontvang weer die gesogte toekenning as Beste Vrystaatse Kunstenaar vir haar spel in die produksie Elke Briljante ding. Haar nuutste eenvrouvertoning Fourie’s a jolly good fellow! word genomineer vir Beste Vrystaatse Debuut produksie.

In 2020 stuit die Korona virus haar glad nie en haar nuwe aanlyn eenvrouvertoning Grendel Giggel word aangewys as die feesgunsteling en topverkoper.  Fourie skep ook tientalle monoloë vir die digitale ATKV Tienertoneel kompetisie en drie van haar leerders behaal die top 20.  Merwe van Gent behaal landswyd 3de plek en word aangewys as die kykersgunsteling met Fourie se nuutgeskrewe monoloog Ingeperk.  Fourie skryf ook gereeld vir RSG en haar nuutste komedie Halleluja, amen! debutuur in 2020 op die lug.

Ilne sien haarself as ‘n struggeling actress – “partykeer struggle ek meer as wat ek act! Maar solank ek iets in die kunste kan skep en suksesvol is, wil ek niks anders doen nie.

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Ilne Fourie completed her B.A Drama and Theater Arts degree (cum laude) in 2006 at the University of the Free State. She also receives her Honors in script writing and the influence of politics on writers before and after 1994. 

Ilne’s acting career kicked off in 2008 after she received the golden acting award for best actor, during the SPAT (Sanlam Prys vir Afrikaanse Teater) competition, as the comical witty widow in the comedy Die Begrafnis. She was named overall best actress during this competition. During this time Ilne debuted with her first one-woman show Impi.   This popular stand-up storytelling shows soon led to a follow-up: Impi 2wat ‘n fees!  Since then Fourie is a regular at many festivals such as KKNK, Aardklop, Innibos, Free State Arts Festival and many more. In 2010 she was nominated for best Free State Artist (acting and script writing) and for best debuted production. In 2011 she is back with her new solo show Next customer please… and again she gets nominated for best Free State Artist (acting in Die kaskanades van Kees Kieswetter, Next customer please…) Ilne is also the creater of the loveable Boer Manie kiddies series, and her latest show Loeloe se liewe, lawwe, Loskop ouma!  was sold out during Vrystaat Arts Festival 2011.

Fourie gets nominated again for best Free State Artist (director, script writer, acting) and her new site specific drama Poppekas  is nominated for Best Debuted production at the Free State Arts Festival 2012.

Ilne still creates and writes new plays for the University of the Free State such as Victoria se geheim, which was also, rewarded silver at the ATKV-tienertoneel regional final.  Fourie won the PASSI short competition with her short story As die reën weer kom…and other works out of her story box is: KafDoortjie se stert, Wasgoed and Poppekas.   She was also seen in the Broadway musical Hairspray done in Bloemfontein, as well as the comedy Die Graswewenaar.

Fourie has received the award for Best Free State artist twice and nowadays she mainly focuses on her writing and script developing for the ATKV Tienertoneel

In 2020 even the Corona virus could stop her! Her latest online one-woman show Grendel Giggel has been awarded as the best seller and Free State Arts Festival favourite.  Fourie writes monologues for the ATKV Digital Tienertoneel competition and three of her learners made the Top 20. Merwe van Gent, who came third, was also awarded as the Viewers Favourite, with Fourie’s newly written monologue Ingeperk.  Fourie is also an active writer for RSG and her latest comedy Halleluja, amen!  debuted and aired in 2020 on this popular radio station.

Ilne sees herself as a struggling actress – “sometimes I struggle more than I act! I see it like this: as long as I can create art, tell stories, perform and live my passion – I don’t want to do anything else!

 

Ilne Fourie CV