S.C.M. Naudé

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S.C.M. Naudé (19*-) Teacher, theatre-lover and former Director, Department of National Education. (Often also referred to as Steve Naudé.)

A friend and educational colleague of P.P.B. Breytenbach since 1941, where he got to know about the activities of FATSSA and the Krugersdorp Municipal Dramatic and Operatic Society. In January 1947 was made the secretary of a sub-committee of the National Council for Adult Education to study theatre matters. It further consisted of P.P.B. Breytenbach, Anna Neethling-Pohl, Donald Inskip and Myles Bourke, and submitted a proposal for a state-funded theatre, based on an outline by Bourke, to the government. This evenually led to the establishment of the National Theatre Organisation (NTO) in 1947, with Bourke a member of the first board. *


Temple Hauptfleisch, 1985a.

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