Lida Meiring (19**-). Actress.
She was married to Johan Fourie. After his death in 1977 she returned to the stage in 1978.
Began her career as a member of her late husband Johan Fourie's Theatre Company, an Afrikaans theatre group which toured the entire country including South west Africa (now Namibia). She has worked for CAPAB, PACOFS and SWAPAC.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
"Poppie" in Die Swerfjare van Poppie Nongena 1979, Daar Leef Mense Daar (CAPAB 1982), Paul Slabolepszy’s Making Like America (Market Theatre, 1986), Madame Pernelle in Die Huigelaar (1986), A Place with the Pigs, opposite Athol Fugard (1987), and The Road to Mecca for CAPAB (Rob Amato’s revival 1989, PACOFS production of 'n Brommer in die Boord, 1989, Miss Gluck in A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur 1990, The Merry Wives of Windsor (CAPAB at the National Arts Festival 1991), Die Buite-Egtelike Ouma (1988), Die Haasvanger (1991), Donderdag se Mense (Windybrow Theatre 1990).
Nominated 1988 for her role as Miss Helen in Athol Fugard's The Road to Mecca (Best performance by an Actress);
Outers theatre programme, 1985.
Various entries in the NELM catalogue.
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