Patrick Curtis

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Patrick Curtis, (1958-) Designer, stage- and production manager.





In the 1980s he was Assistant Production Manager and designer for the Market Theatre. In 198*? became Stage Manager for the CAPAB Drama, in 1996 Production Manager for the Little Theatre (University of Cape Town) and in 200* Production Manager for the Baxter Theatre.

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

The first set he designed for was Klaaglied vir Koos (Market Theatre, 1986).

Pigs on Passion (1985); Die Teken (1986), Thina Bantu - We People (1988). Among the other productions he designed for are Barney Simon's Eden and Other Places (Market Theatre, 198*), Robert Kirby's Heliotrope Bouquet (CAPAB, 199*?), Top Girls (Little Theatre, 199*), The Trojan Women (Little Theatre, 199*), Athol Fugard's Valley Song (Baxter Theatre, 200*), For Coloured Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf (Baxter Theatre, 2002), Pula (Baxter Theatre, 200*), Church Full Of Light (Baxter Theatre, 200*), Adam Small's Kanna, hy kô Hystoe (Baxter Theatre, 2003), Oom Wanja/Uncle Vanya (Baxter Theatre, 2004 - Fleur du Cap Award), Wit (Baxter Theatre, 2004), Twaalfde Nag (Oude Libertas Theatre/Baxter Theatre, 2005), Betrayal (Baxter Theatre, 2006 – Fleur du Cap), . CURTIS, Patrick (Design), FUGARD, Athol. Valley Song. Ivan Abrahams & Quanita Adams. Director: Barbara Rubin, Baxter Theatre. (2003), Amaza by Z.S. Qangule (Artscape 2009), Mies Julie (2012-2013), Fishers of Hope (2014).

Awards, etc

He won a Fleur du Cap Award for Best technical contribution in the early 2000s and was nominated in two categories in 2012.


Various entries in the NELM catalogue.

Cape Argus, 21 May 2013.

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