Annatjie Vorster

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Annatjie Vorster (194*- ) is a South African actress, movement lecturer and translator.

Also known as A.E. Vorster, A.E. Gevers-Vorster or Annatjie Gevers-Vorster.


She graduated from the University of Stellenbosch Drama Department under Prof Fred Engelen and Tine Balder in the 1960's and married Jo Gevers in 1965.

She joined PACOFS in 1965 and was a part-time lecturer at the University of the Free State.

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

As a student she had roles in The House of Bernarda Alba, 'n Bruid in die Môre, Die Boesman Venus, Die Jakkalsstreke van Scapino, Agt Vroue and she was assistant director for Die Lewe wat ek jou Gegee Het.

As professional actress productions include Richard III (PACOFS), The Rashomon Gate (1965), Die Soldateminnaars (1965), Speelgoed van Glas (1967), Moenie Praat Nie (CAPAB 1968).

She translated or co-translated a number of plays into Afrikaans, including: Op Hoop van Zegen as Op Hoop van Seën, Les Assassins Associés as Die Pantoffelmoordenaars, L'Idiot (André Barsacq's adaptation of the Dostoevksy's novel) as Die Idioot and L’Aigle à Deux Têtes as Die Dubbele Adelaar.


Die Soldateminnaars programme notes, 1965.

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