Andre Schwartz



South African born Andre Schwartz is one of this countries leading and best known entertainers.

He is a multi-faceted and talented performer who is equally at ease in front of a camera, in studio and on-stage.

Andre has entertained South African Audiences since the age of 14.  He is classically trained both vocally and as a pianist.

Solo Performer:

As a recording artist he has released 14 CD’s of which many have reached gold status.  They vary between Afrikaans.  Pop, Big Band Jazz and Musicals.

Andre composed and wrote the music and lyrics to many of the songs recorded and that have now become folklore.

Andre has a gripping and lively stage personality.  His stage performances are in great demand and a highlight on the calendar of any Schwartz admirer.

Musical Theater:

His musical theater experience includes roles such as Joseph In Joseph and his amazing technicolour Dreamcoat, Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar, Frederick in Pirates of Penzanes , The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera and Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music.

He received the leading theater awards for his performance as The Phantom and was noted as one of the best Phontoms worldwide.

Andre starred in the Pantomime Alladin – where he played the Villan – Aggenee Abanazer!

A leading man through and through, he has never performed in any Musical where he wasn’t the lead!

TV Presenting:

Andre is a highly accomplished TV presenter with food programmes being his forte.  He is deeply passionate about food and the art of creating. He has presented more than 60 TV programmes that are food and lifestyle related for MNet.

Has also been a judge on reality TV programmes , acted in top soapies – some of them even playing himself.  Recently he starred as the bad guy in the popular TV series – 7e Laan.

Andre also hosted his own game show.

He has just completed the role of Strauss in KykNet’s new super hit series – Sterlorpers.

His guest appearances on talk shows and programmes with musical content are countless.

Off Stage:

Andre owns his own Marketing/Advertsing company and works on leading SA and international brands. Suchs as Clover, Appletiser, Cobra, Momentum to name a few.


Andre has a keen intellect and has a great sense of style and decorum – combined with a sharp and wicked sense of humour.

He is a consummate perfectionist.

Andre has a vast general knowledge which makes him an engaging conversationalist on screen, on stage and off.