Elma van Wijk

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Elma van Wijk (19**-) is an actress and singer

Also found as Elma van Wyk

Biography

Training

Trained at the University of Pretoria Drama Department (BA Hons)

Career

Worked for PACT, CAPAB, PACOFS

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

She appeared in While Stocks Last (Nico Malan Theatre), Kirby; Hups in die Hydro; Mis (Meisie), The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant, Tartuffe, Callaway Farce, A Flea in her Ear, Die Vonkel in haar oë! - 'n Spel van my kontrei, Honey in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Huise Vol Uile, Die Droomkotiljons, Rudens, Good, Die Park, Sarah in 'n Skewe Sirkel, 1992. "Meisie" in Mis (1992/1993)

On television she had roles of "Meisie Viljee" in Arende (Arende II: Moordenaarskaroo 1992; Arende III: Dorsland 1993) and "Petro Latsky" in Ballade vir 'n Enkeling (series II, 1993).

As a singer she appeared in the first edition of Kerslig en Melodie, a evening of songs devoted to the work of songwriter and journalist Koos du Plessis, in the Arena at the State Theatre, Pretoria and the Adcock-Ingram Auditorium at Windybrow, Johannesburg in 1988.




Awards, etc

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Fleur du Cap Theatre Award, Best Supporting Actress 1990).

Auburn in While Stocks Last (Fleur du Cap Theatre Award, Best Supporting Actress, 1991), **

Nominated for Fleur du Cap Best Supporting Actress as Meisie in Mis, 1994.

She won the Evening Post Showtime Award (for shows performed in Port Elizabeth during the previous year), award year 1994, for her role in Mis.

Sources

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm5046311/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcNRmn7Cczw

Vrye Weekblad, 8 March 1991.

Jannie Du Toit. 2011. Onderweg- 'n musiekstorie van 40 jaar, African Sun Media[1]


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