Die Bywoners

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Die Bywoners("The sharecroppers") (also billed as Die Bywoners Teaterproduksies) was an Afrikaans production company, founded in Johannesburg by Schalk Jacobsz and Elma Potgieter in 1980 aimed at producing independent , indigenous works in Afrikaans.

They produced the first Afrikaans translation of the Fugard play when they did Hello and Goodbye called Hallo en Koebaai, directed by Jan Engelen. It starred Schalk Jacobsz and Elna Potgieter and was staged at Upstairs at the Market in 1981 ***

Other shows were Die Eensame Vlug. From 1980 S. Jacobs & she

They did Hallo & Koebaai for TV with Bill Flynn & Yvonne Bryceland. (Tucker, 1997)

Die Bywoners Teaterproduksies: 1981 – Hallo & Koebaai! (Athol Fugard vertaal deur Schalk Jacobsz) Upstairs by die Mark in 1981; 1982 – Hallo & Koebaai vir Freddy Philander-Produksies in Namibië; 1983 – Darling Blossom – eenvrouvertoning deur Elma Potgieter in Johannesburg; 1986 – Die Wildsboudjie ter viering van Johannesburgse Eeufees – die enigste Afrikaanse produksie vir die geleentheid; 1986 – Hoer of Heilige deur Corlia Fourie – spelers: Elma Potgieter en Karin Retief; 1996 – Moervrug – eenvrouvertoning deur Elma Potgieter – deur Elma verwerk uit Engemi Ferreira se novelle, Die Jaar Toe My Ma Begin Sing Het.

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