Gilda Blacher

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Gilda Blacher (19**-) Actress, comedienne, writer and director for stage, film and TV.




Studied at University of the Witwatersrand.


After a successful theatre career as performer and writer, moved to Australia to become an Award winning Television Writer and Director in Adelaide area.

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

She starred in Grease (Alexander Theatre, 1992) *The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in The Universe (Johannesburg Civic Theatre, 199*), Two Weeks with the Queen (1995).

She wrote and performed in Shopping and Schtupping (Theatre on the Square and Montreal Comedy Festival in 1999).

South African films include Inside Out **

Awards, etc

Vita Award (KZN) 1994 for best new script as well as best actress for On the Couch with Gilda Blacher; Vita Award (Gauteng Region) Best Supporting Actress for Two Weeks with the Queen, 1995.


Various entries in the NELM catalogue.

Go to ESAT Bibliography

For more information

A short biography of Gilda Blacher held by NELM: [Collection: MARKET THEATRE]: 2007. 10. 7. 144.

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