Robin Williams

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WILLIAMS, Robin (1952- ). South African actress, theatre director and educationist.

Biography

Youth

Training

Career

Currently (2014) Subject Head of Speech and Drama/Dramatic Arts/Arts and Culture at the Theodor Herzl High School in Port Elizabeth.

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

Productions, as actress, include: Showboat (Julie); Oklahoma (Laurey); My Fair Lady (Eliza); My Fair Lady (Mrs Higgins); Oliver! (Nancy); Camelot (Guinevere); The Sound of Music (Elsa); The Pajama Game Babe); Separate Tables; The Happy Apple; Midsummer Night's Dream (Titania); Twelfth Night (Viola); Witness for the Prosecution (Romaine); Shadowlands (Joy); King Lear (Cordelia); Lettice and Lovage (Lettice); Wait Until Dark (Suzy); The Lion in Winter (Alais).

Director of productions for, inter alia, the Port Elizabeth Gilbert & Sullivan Society.

Productions, as director, include: Oliver; Evita (2000); Annie Get Your Gun; The Wizard of Oz; Romeo and Juliet; Electra; The King and I; Gigi; The Boyfriend; Orpheus Descending; Grease; Oklahoma; Chicago; Sweet Charity; The Sound of Music; Fiddler on the Roof; Cabaret; Footloose (2007); Guys and Dolls (2008); Oklahoma (2011); Fiela’s Child - The Musical (2011 and 2012); The Caucasian Chalk Circle; Equus; Evita (2012).

Awards, etc

Sources

Correspondence with Robin Williams, October 2014.

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