There are two people with the name J. Brink active in Cape Town amateur theatre in the 19th century.
The young Miss J. Brink (fl. 1820s)
She was a young amateur performer in Cape Town during the 1820s. According to Bosman she was possibly part of the well-known Brink family, which included Mr J.G. Brink, Mr C. Brink, Mr A.C. Brink, Miss C. Brink and the later playwright Melt J. Brink and Mr J. Brink.
Contribution to South African theatre and performance
As a child she danced as one of the "Vier Jonge Juffertjies" ("four little girls") in Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense's production of De Vrouw met Twee Mannen (15 October, 1825), as well as the Corps de Ballet of 48 dancers (mostly children) in the Grand Finale of Ballet which ended the evening's entertainment.
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Mr J. Brink (fl. 1860-1890)
He was citizen of Cape Town, and an amateur actor in the second half of the 19th century, brother of the playwright and director Melt Brink (1842-1925).
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
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