A.S.A. Hancke

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Miss A.S.A. Hancke (also cited as A. Hancke) (17**-18**) was a young amateur performer in Cape Town during the 1820s.

Contribution to South African theatre and performance

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

She danced as one of the Ballet Dancers in De Burger Edelman (28 May 1825), as one of the "Jonge Jufvrouwen" ("young women") 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.


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

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