Born in 1990, André Gerber was raised in Durbanville in the Western Cape. After completing his Honours in Drama at the University of Stellenbosch, passing with distinction at the top of his directing class and as one of the most promising students within his year group, he continued in 2013 with his Master’s degree. Since 2009 he has directed 17 full length plays. He has worked alongside acclaimed industry professionals such as Marthinus Basson and Christiaan Olwagen. Currently, he is completing his classical piano qualification under the tutorship of the Stellenbosch University Conserve and has composed the musical scores to a number of productions. As a talented director, writer and composer André Gerber has proved himself as a versatile up and coming director.