Clara Tellett (fl. mid 19th century) was a British professional performer.
Also referred to as Mrs Tellett in many sources
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
She on occasion performed for the Cape Town Theatrical Club (later to become the Cape Town Dramatic Club) in the period 1858-1862. In 1862 she hired the Theatre Royal in Cape Town for six months (July till mid December), where she not only accommodated the CTDC, but put on a season of plays herself with a "selected company".
The 1862 repertoire included productions of Madeleine, or The Daughter of the Regiment (Stirling), Hunting the Trutle, or Trust a Woman's Wit (Selby), [] (), [] (), [] (), [] (), [] (), [] (), [] (), [] (), [] (), [] (), The Pilot, or A Tale of the Sea (Fitzball), My Wife's Out (Rodwell), The Married Bachelor, or Master and Man (O'Calligan), .
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