Rita Ehlers

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Rita Sierts (1938-2013) (better known under her married name as Rita Ehlers and Rita Sierts-Ehlers) was a South African actress and theatre manager.





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

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Rita Ehlers was the assistant-company manager and company manager of PACT Drama at the State Theatre.

Over the years also acted in a number of stage productions: From Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill (as the Narrator), Kom Terug Klein Skeba (as “Mev. Coffman” with PACT). Was the lights and stage director for Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris for two years, the stage director for The Tempest, the stage manager for Night of January 16th, the lighting and stage director for The Way It Was, the company manager for PACT.

Awards, etc


SACD 1975/76; 1978/79; SACD 1980/81.

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