Emmanuel Castis, born and raised in Johannesburg, has been a professional actor for 10 years. Emmanuel started out in the role of Rocky in The Rocky Horror Show. This was followed by a number of stage roles in plays (Macbeth etc). Musical shows over the years include Frankly Speaking, Bachelor Boy, Let the Good Times Roll, Doowah Boys1, and Grease2. Emmanuel played the much loved character Steve in the popular daily drama Isidingo, Brent in One Way and Uri in Snitch. He has also been playing at restaurant venues and corporate functions with his band Emmanuel Castis and then some. In March 2008 he was voted winner of Strictly Come Dancing. He is currently filming the second season of the SABC2 drama, Erfsondes (which will be followed by season three next year). Corporate clients over the years have included Rennies, Sun International, Emperor’s Casino, Nicholas Rey, Winter Game for Paralympics, CHOC, Board of Healthcare Funders among others.