Gail Reagon (19*-). Academic, critic and journalist.
Born and educated in Cape Town, she started performing at the age of four, competing in eistedfods while at primary school.
She studied at the University of the Western Cape, doing a masters on South African drama?*.
Worked for The Space. She stayed in Gauteng for six years, performing as jazz singer with Nick Carter.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
In 1987 she was cast in David Kramer and Taliep Petersen’s District Six – The Musical, after which followed a number of plays for the Baxter Theatre and CAPAB, including Buckingham Palace, District Six and Dying Breed.
Cape Times, 14 March 1995.
NELM Literary Awards database.
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