Chenal Kock

Chenal Kock is 22 years old, born in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town. She received her BA in dramatic arts and theatre studies (2015), and her honours in applied theatre studies (2016–2017) at the University of Stellenbosch.

She is an applied theatre facilitator for Sp(i)eel, performer, scriptwriter, director and an aspiring physical theatre practitioner.

She previously worked as a mentor for Rachel’s Angels (Media24), and was a mentor for Aurora PSO (private student organisation) (2014–2015), as well as a house committee member for Silene PSO at the University of Stellenbosch (2015–2016).

Chenal was one of four artists selected to be part of the artist in residency program by the Forgotten Angle Theatre Collaborative at the Ebhudlweni Arts Centre, Mpumalanga (31 March – 28 April 2017).

Mama at the Artscape: an interview

Menán van Heerden, Chenal Kock, Jeremeo Le Cordeur Lifestyle and entertainment 2019-04-11

Mama runs until Saturday 13 April at the Artscape. Mama (portrayed by Chenal Kock and directed by Jeremeo Le Cordeur) is a character piece, showcased through poetry and physical theatre, that focuses on the Afrikaaps dialect. Menán van Heerden chats to Chenal and Jeremeo to find out more.

Many stories to tell: an interview with Kanna award-winning playwright

Menán van Heerden, Chenal Kock Onderhoude 2017-07-18

"Theatre holds great power in introducing the youth to stories – important stories. These stories being told on stage often trigger hidden stories within the youth that they are afraid to tell or explore."