Tammany Barton is a contemporary South African playwright from Port Elizabeth who is also an established actress and humanitarian based in Johannesburg. She has spent more than a decade in the entertainment industry as a performing artist.
Tammany’s passion for acting and stage has developed from a young age. She is in love with reading scripts, writing stories and delving into the lives of characters. Recently she can be seen on South African television in numerous tv adverts such as Cell C, Vigro, Outsurance, Spar tops and Mi-way insurance to name a few. She has also featured on SA soapy Binnerlanders and Scandal as Dr Allerton. Tammany has acted in numerous stage productions from straight drama’s to children Pantomimes. Her latest performance was the international lead role of Medea performed in Hong Kong. Her theatre repertoire branches from the down trodden brash Glaswegian Transvestite in Richard Barr’s “Sisters such devoted sisters” , Athol fugards Sorrows and rejoicing to Melanie the mole in Thumbelina.
Tammany is the beloved Miss Positive Pants in the educational children’s theatre series for Doodle Your future.
Her qualifications include; Associates in Performing Arts Speech and Drama through the Trinity School of London; Licentiate in Speech and Drama Trinity of London and a Diploma from Stageworld Private Theatre School for performing arts. She was also a member of The Young People’s Theatre company whilst living in London.
As an all-rounder, Tammany has found comfort as a radio personality on 2oceans vibe radio and Ballz online Radio. Tammany is an accomplished voice over artist and can be heard over the radio waves in the Eastern Cape and Gauteng.
Tammany also has an activist side. She is the founder of Doodle Your Future, a non-profit organization that focuses on changing the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children in South Africa through the art of storytelling and performing arts.
Tammany finds herself at home when nestled in all aspects of the entertainment industry.
Unique traits: www.tammanybarton.com
Diploma in Performing Arts
Trinity of London Associates in Speech and Drama
Trinity of London Licentiate in Speech and drama
Stageworld Theatre school of performing arts
Meinser Studio Johannesburg