Louis de Villiers

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Louis Scholtz de Villiers. (born 1923) Playwright.

Biography

Youth

Training

Career

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

A medical doctor, lecturer and respected researcher, he is the author of numerous highly popular Afrikaans one-act and full-length plays, especially used by schools and amateur companies. One of the authors who responded to the encouragement of DALRO to produce works for schools and amateur groups in the 1960s.

His play Ou Bokke en Groen Blaartjies ("Old goats and green leaves") opened the Kroonstad Theatre in 1976.

Other plays include Die Kongres, Bloed en Rooi Rose, Die Nominasie, Die Ooggetuie, Die Toets, Die Weegskaal, Johanna, O Johannes, Koos se Vrou se Man, Ma Skryf Matriek, Soet, Suur en Sielkunde, Toewyding, Van Bye en Blomme.

Awards, etc

Sources

South African Studies database.

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