Patti Slavin

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Patti Slavin (19**-2016) is a South African costume and set designer.


Born Patricia Doris Slavin, but best known professionally as Patti Slavin, though she was also credited as Patricia Slavin.

In 1995 she completed an MA degree at the University of Natal, Durban with an unpublished thesis on A scenographic approach to Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare: an investigation into the artistic, aesthetic and practical considerations in performance with specific reference to selected productions.

She died on 12 March 2016 in London.

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

She worked as a designer for PACT, NAPAC and the Playhouse Company.

Designs include Kinkels innie Kabel (PACT); Carmen [1] (Playhouse Company 1996, 1979)

Other productions include Die Drie Van Der Walts (PACT 1969), Lang Dagreis na die Nag (PACT 1970), Antigone (by Sophocles) (PACT 1970), Kinkels innie Kabel (PACT 1970), the opera Tosca (PACT 1971), Die Hand Vol Vere (PACT 1971), Ampie Oppie Diekens (PACT 1972), Falstaff (PACT 1976), Quartermaine's Terms (sets) (Pieter Toerien 1981-2), Buried Child (Market Theatre 1982), 84 Charing Cross Road (Market Theatre 1982), London Assurance (CAPAB 1984), Twelfth Night (1991).

Awards, etc


E-Mail correspondence from Yvette Hutchison, 16th March 2016.

Theatre programmes of various productions.

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