Saskia Pocock is a classically trained actress, obtaining her ATCL in both Performance Arts and Musical Theatre, with distinction, through Gemma Donnelly at Stageworx School of Performing Arts. She has been involved with the school for many years training in the arts of singing, dancing, acting, presenting, writing, and special effects makeup.
Her career started at the tender age of 15 when she performed in the show, Sing IT! Schools at the Pro-Musica (now Roodepoort) Theatre. There after she has been employed in numerous events and shows, varying from stage to music videos, to film and radio. In this time she has worked with several big shots in the industry including, Rowan Bakker, Brian Schimal, Gemma Donnelly, Leon van Nierop, Evert Snyman and many more.
Her stage experience includes: Sing It! Schools (2013), Ensemble in The Big Bad Musical (MTN Festival Monte Casino 2013), Pig One in The Easter Bunny Who (Gold Reef City 2016), Syndey Grimm in The Big Bad Musical (Roodepoort Theatre 2016), Ensemble in The Night with The Stars (UJ Theatre 2016), Feature in Born to Perform (The Lyric Theatre 2016), Ensemble in The Night with The Stars (The Lyric Theatre 2017), Lead in Afrikaans is Lekker Educational Roadshow (Tour 2017), Main presenter in The Rocking Future Roadshow (Gauteng tour 2017), Main Presenter in The Rocking Future Roadshow (Coastal tour 2018), Actress for Productions 2000 (Tour 2018).
Her film and television experience include: Daniel Baron Music Video (Children of the Sun), featured extra in the short film Starry Night (2016).
Her radio experience includes: Minki in Ratels (Leon van Nierop 2014-2016), Hannie Hallelujavoetjies in Die Proponentjie (Evert Snyman 2014), Emsie 1 in Ver in die Ou Kalaharie (Evert Snyman 2015), Viola in Die Baron op die Bome (Marie Snyman 2015), Magriet in Ontydige Tydings (Christelle Webb-Joubert 2018), Esta in Nog net Twee Weke (Helena Hugo 2018)
Moving away from performing, Saskia works as a children’s entertainer doing family days, children’s birthday parties etc. where she does face painting and various activities. Saskia is fun, loving and very caring. She loves acting and is very enthusiastic. Most importantly she is very confident in everything she does.
TRAINING AND EDUCATION Trinity Guildhall London – Grade 4 Speech and Drama (Distinction) | BTSD | 2011 Trinity Guildhall London – Grade 5-8 Performing Arts (Distinction)|Stageworx |2012-2014 Trinity Guildhall London – ATCL Performing Arts Distinction | Stageworx | 2016 Trinity Guildhall London – ATCL Musical Theatre Distinction | Stageworx | 2016 Trinity Guildhall London – LTCL Performing Arts (Unit … Continue reading Resume
“I believe all women are pretty without makeup – but with the right makeup all women can be pretty powerful” Saskia Entertainment reflects the love, talent and vision of founder Saskia Pocock. We celebrates the Divine Feminine through unrivaled onsite makeup and styling. Everything from bridal makeup to special effects, Saskia Entertainment prides itself in … Continue reading MAKEUP
“Because every picture tells a story…” Transparent Photography is Joburg based and run by freelance photographer, Saskia Pocock. We excel in our own passionate art forms and deliver outstanding products to all our clients. Transparent Photography makes statements without speaking, and tries to capture ten thousand words in the blink of a shutter, while you … Continue reading Photography
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