Claire Robins

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Claire Robins (19**-). Actress, producer, choreographer.


Born in Somerset, England.


She trained at the Boston Old Vic Theatre School and the Royal Ballet School.


Danced professionally in England, Spain, Portugal, France and Australia. Arrived in SA in July, 1968.

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

With extensive work in musicals and revues, Claire has appeared in numerous productions.

Performed in The Skinflint, Hair Hair, Sweet Fanny Adams, Best of Birds and Beasts with Robert Kirby, Group Hairier, Manners and Morals, Straight Up, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (as Potiphar's wife), The Way it Was, Hey Jude, The Archon (with PACT), Christian (for Brickhill/Burke), Mothers and Fathers (for Toerien/Firth), Pyjama Tops (for Toerien/Firth), Stepping Out (1985-6).

She has also appeared in Stop the World – I Want to Get Off, Chicago, Funny Peculiar.

She co-produced and choreographed the revue Tarts and choreograhed the Alvon Collison production of The way it was...... with Elvis and friends in 1978.

Awards, etc


Hair Hair programme notes, 1970(??).

SACD 1973; 1974; 1978/79; 1980/81.

Stepping Out programme notes, 1985.

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