Merle Lifson (19**-). Actress.
Merle trained for a year at the London Theatre Workshop and then returned to South Africa to study further at the Maas-Phillips College of Speech and Drama in Cape Town.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
She has played in productions ranging from restoration comedy to street theatre; the classics to musicals, has made a TV movie, was in the TV series Valley of the Vines
She played in the Pieter Toerien Productions The Hollow (1983), the part of Jill Mason in Equus which she says was her most exciting and rewarding theatrical experience up till then and in Two Into One (1986).
Tartuffe theatre programme, 1978.
Programme notes of Two Into One in 1986.
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