Barbara Rubin

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Barbara Rubin (1978-). Director, drama teacher.


BA Drama (Hons) (Wits); she attended the Herbert Berghoff Studio [1] for a year.

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

Barbara had a role in Bessie Head's play Maru in 1994.

She directed productions of Kindertransport (March 1997), How I Learned to Drive (1998), Stand in the Sun (1999), The Love of the Nightingale (2000), The Great Outdoors (2000-2001), and Valley Song at the Baxter Theatre, 2003. With Gilda Blacher she devised and directed a comic two-hander Shopping and Schtupping and she was part of the team who workshopped the farce Too Many Cookes...?.


The Citizen, 20 August 1994 (Maru).

Interview with Paul Boekkooi published in Beeld, 15 October 1998.

Eastern Province Herald, 25 September 2003.

Various entries in the NELM catalogue.

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