Elani Dekker

Nicky Van As

Elani Dekker

Elani Dekker is equally talented as an actress and dancer.

In 2015, Elani got her first lead role in the feature film, “Jou Romeo”. She played Yvette Verwey in this romantic comedy. She also features as one of the main characters, Pizzaface, in “Vaselinetjie” a youth film based on Anoeshcka von Meck’s award-winning novel with the same title.

Elani received a scholarship from The New York Film Academy and finished the Acting on Film Course at NYFA in July 2015 where she worked with artists from around the world.

Willing to learn all aspects of her trade, Elani proved to be an asset behind the scenes while she worked as assistant production manager in 2015 on the set of “Sink”.

In 2018 she played the lead female character Lisa in the romantic film “Liewe Lisa”. Elani also made her debut in the 2018 season of “Binnelanders” as Monique, the sister of Dr Annelize Roux.

In June 2018 Elani had the opportunity to work with Director René van Rooyen on “Toorbos”, Van Rooyen’s adaptation of renowned writer Dalene Matthee’s 2003 best-selling novel of the same name.

Elani played the lead role of Karoelina Kapp.

Nicky Van As (23)

She is a petite, young girl with a sun-kissed skin emphasised by her interesting hair styles. She exudes childlike innocence but has a gutsy temperament especially when it comes to Dieter’s Konettie house rules that she frequently breaks, resulting in penalty payments.