Amelda Brand (197*-) Actress, singer, puppeteer and director for community theatre.
She studied drama at the Stellenbosch University Drama Department.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Really made her mark with her educational puppetry work and her community work in Stellenbosch. She ran a theatre workshop with female farm workers which led to performances such as Hoe issie lewe oor die Krismis (1998) and the founding of an empowering performance group called The Pretty Ladies from the same community.
Die Burger, 6 April 2004.
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