A.M. Tromp

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Mr A.M. Tromp (17**-18**) was an amateur Cape Town performer in the 1820s. (Also referred to as Mr A. Tromp on occasion.)

Contribution to South African theatre and performance

A member of C.E. Boniface's company Honi Soit qui Mal y Pense.

He danced as one of the ballet dancers in their production of De Burger Edelman (28 May 1825), as one of the "Jonge Heeren" ("young men") in De Vrouw met Twee Mannen (15 October, 1825), as well as the Corps de Ballet of 48 dancers (mostly children) in the Grand Finale of Ballet which ended the evening's entertainment.

Sources

F.C.L. Bosman, 1928[1]: p 282, 295-7.

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