Anna Botha

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Anna Botha (fl. 1930-1960) Actress, stage manager and costumier.

A staunch member of Ons Teatertjie Toneelgroep and Volksteater in Pretoria. She first appeared as actress in Terwyl daar Basaar gehou word (Marie Linde, 1936), followed inter alia by Rooibruin Blare (H.A. Fagan, 1936). Became among Volksteater's best designer/stage managers ("toneelmeesters"), starting with the set and costumes for Hantie kom Huistoe (P.W.S. Schumann, 1936) for Ons Teatertjie Toneelgroep (and aided by the artist Marjorie Wyatt Stayt), costumes for Theo Wassenaar's translation of Koning Oidipus (9-10 June 1938), **

She later also appeared in films made by CARFO, including Kyk na die Sterre (1960)


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