Sharon Spiegel-Wagner 
(KDHSL 2001) 

 Sharon matriculated as Head Girl in 2001 at King David Linksfield and her memories of King David are filled with the joys of learning, leadership and inspiration. “The skills and support that King David gave me filled me with an invaluable sense of confidence and identity and I will forever be grateful to my teachers, my mentors and all those who believed in me at school. I had the time of my life.” After school, Sharon went to study Dramatic Art at WITS and graduated with Honors. Sharon also completed two teaching diplomas in musical theatre and dramatic art through Trinity College London and received an ‘Exhibitionist award’ for excellence from the Queen of England. Her professional life began working in children’s theatre. She played a witch in Macbeth in 2006 and then played the romantic lead in Iron Love at the Grahamstown Arts Festival. She became lead vocalist in Sun City’s Let there be Rock and was later cast in Fiddler on the Roof. Sharon was then cast in the musical, Hairspray. She recently played two principle roles in musicals: Jenny Dillingham in the musical Aspects of Love and Frenchy in the musical Grease which toured to Hong Kong and New Zealand.. Sharon starred recently in Love, Loss and What I Wore and performed in a short adaptation of the musical Godspell. She also recently played a cameo role in the film Inescapable starring Oscar winning actors. Sharon is about to perform her own work in a collaborative piece about being Jewish in South Africa; and the migration of Jews around the world.