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[[Lynita Crofford]] (born circa 1970) Actress.
 
[[Lynita Crofford]] (born circa 1970) Actress.
 
  
 
== Biography ==
 
== Biography ==
  
 
== Training ==
 
== Training ==
B. Dram from University of Pretoria, 1981.
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She graduated with a B. Dram from University of Pretoria, 1981.
  
 
== Career ==
 
== Career ==
Joined [[CAPAB]] in 1982 for three years after which she moved to Johannesburg and began freelancing.
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Lynta joined [[CAPAB]] in 1982 for three years after which she moved to Johannesburg and began freelancing.
  
 
==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
 
==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
 
She was seen in ''[[Op Hoop van Seën]]'', ''[[Laat-Februarie 1922]]'', ''[[The Lulu Plays|The Lulu Sex Tragedies]]'', ''[[Razumov]]'', ''[[Women Behind Bars]]'', ''[[Ek, Anna van Wyk]]'', ''[[The Gingerbread Man]]'', ''[[Die Wildsboudjie]]'' between 1982 and 1985.
 
She was seen in ''[[Op Hoop van Seën]]'', ''[[Laat-Februarie 1922]]'', ''[[The Lulu Plays|The Lulu Sex Tragedies]]'', ''[[Razumov]]'', ''[[Women Behind Bars]]'', ''[[Ek, Anna van Wyk]]'', ''[[The Gingerbread Man]]'', ''[[Die Wildsboudjie]]'' between 1982 and 1985.
  
 
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Other productions include ''[[Perfect Wedding]]'' (2011), ''[[Die Proponentjie]]'' ("Grote Griet"), ''[[Sweepslag]]'' ("Journalist") Out of the Box Festival, ''[[Lie of the Mind]]'' ("Lorraine", Play Reading; [[Baxter Theatre]]}, ''[[Happy Endings are Extra]]'' ("Chantalle", [[Grahamstown Festival]]), ''[[Caught in the Net]]'' ("Mary", directed by [[Rex Garner]]), ''[[Giants]]'' ("Queen Nosizwe", directed by [[Warwick Grier]]}, ''[[Oscar in Afrika]]'' ("Deirdre", [[Aardklop]] 1999), ''[[The SA UFO Crash]]'' ("Scully" 1999), ''[[Plastics]]'' ("Hester"), ''[[Kennedy's Children]]'' ("Rona"}, ''[[Karnaval]]'' ("Andrea"), ''[[Paradise is Closing Down]]'' ("Anna"), ''[[Boeing Boeing]]'' ("French Hostess"), ''[[The Cocktail Hour]]'' ("Nina"), ''[[An Audience with Miss Hobhouse]]'', ''[[Violet Online]]'' (2015).
Theatre work:
 
''[[Perfect Wedding]]'' (2011) Daphne dir [[Alan Swerdlow]];
 
 
 
''[[Die Proponentjie]]'' Grote Griet dir [[Paul Eilers]];
 
 
 
''[[Sweepslag]]'' Journalist Out of the Box Festival;
 
 
 
''[[Lie of the Mind]]'' Lorraine Play Reading; [[Baxter Theatre]];
 
 
 
''[[Happy Endings are Extra]]'' Chantalle [[Grahamstown Festival]];
 
 
 
''[[Caught in the Net]]'' Mary dir [[Rex Garner]];
 
 
 
''[[Giants]]'' Queen Nosizwe dir [[Warwick Grier]];
 
 
 
''[[Oscar in Afrika]]'' ([[Aardklop]] 1999) Deidre dir [[Jacqui Singer]]; [[Antoinette Kellermann]], [[Aletta Bezuidenhout]], [[Denise Newman]]
 
 
 
''[[The SA UFO Crash]]'' (1999) Scully dir [[Cory McLeod]];
 
 
 
''[[Plastics]]'' Hester dir [[Blaise Koch]]
 
 
 
''[[Kennedy's Children]]'' Rona
 
 
 
''[[Karnaval]]'' Andrea dir [[Mark Graham]]
 
 
 
''[[Paradise is Closing Down]]'' Anna dir [[Lynne Maree]]
 
 
 
''[[Boeing Boeing]]'' French Hostess dir [[Marco van der Colff]]
 
 
 
''[[The Cocktail Hour]]'' Nina dir [[Maralin Vanrenen]],
 
 
 
''[[Die Proponentjie]]'' (2010).
 
 
 
 
 
''[[An Audience with Miss Hobhouse]]'': a theatre programme for a one-act play performed by Lynita Crofford, directed by [[Christopher Weare]], performed at the Schreiner Festival held in Cradock in 2012 [[NELM]].
 
 
 
''[[Violet Online]]'' (2015).
 
  
 
Television productions include ''The Merchant of Venice'', ''Final Edition'', ''Valley Children'' and ''Cul de Sac''. Feature films include ''Brutal Glory'', ''The Wedding'' and ''Killmasters''.
 
Television productions include ''The Merchant of Venice'', ''Final Edition'', ''Valley Children'' and ''Cul de Sac''. Feature films include ''Brutal Glory'', ''The Wedding'' and ''Killmasters''.
  
 
== Awards, etc ==
 
== Awards, etc ==
She was nomiated for a [[Fleur du Cap Award]], Best Actress in a cabarte/revue for her role in ''[[An Audience with Emily Hobhouse]].
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She was nomiated for a [[Fleur du Cap Award]], Best Actress in a cabaret/revue for her role in ''[[An Audience with Miss Hobhouse]].
  
 
== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
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''Plastics'' programme notes, 1994.
 
''Plastics'' programme notes, 1994.
  
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A theatre programme for a one-act play, ''[[An Audience with Miss Hobhouse]]'', performed by Lynita Crofford, directed by [[Christopher Weare]], performed at the Schreiner Festival held in Cradock in 2012 [[NELM]].
  
 
Go to [[South African Theatre/Bibliography]]
 
Go to [[South African Theatre/Bibliography]]

Revision as of 09:04, 3 June 2017

Lynita Crofford (born circa 1970) Actress.

Biography

Training

She graduated with a B. Dram from University of Pretoria, 1981.

Career

Lynta joined CAPAB in 1982 for three years after which she moved to Johannesburg and began freelancing.

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

She was seen in Op Hoop van Seën, Laat-Februarie 1922, The Lulu Sex Tragedies, Razumov, Women Behind Bars, Ek, Anna van Wyk, The Gingerbread Man, Die Wildsboudjie between 1982 and 1985.

Other productions include Perfect Wedding (2011), Die Proponentjie ("Grote Griet"), Sweepslag ("Journalist") Out of the Box Festival, Lie of the Mind ("Lorraine", Play Reading; Baxter Theatre}, Happy Endings are Extra ("Chantalle", Grahamstown Festival), Caught in the Net ("Mary", directed by Rex Garner), Giants ("Queen Nosizwe", directed by Warwick Grier}, Oscar in Afrika ("Deirdre", Aardklop 1999), The SA UFO Crash ("Scully" 1999), Plastics ("Hester"), Kennedy's Children ("Rona"}, Karnaval ("Andrea"), Paradise is Closing Down ("Anna"), Boeing Boeing ("French Hostess"), The Cocktail Hour ("Nina"), An Audience with Miss Hobhouse, Violet Online (2015).

Television productions include The Merchant of Venice, Final Edition, Valley Children and Cul de Sac. Feature films include Brutal Glory, The Wedding and Killmasters.

Awards, etc

She was nomiated for a Fleur du Cap Award, Best Actress in a cabaret/revue for her role in An Audience with Miss Hobhouse.

Sources

Die Wildsboudjie programme notes.

Plastics programme notes, 1994.

A theatre programme for a one-act play, An Audience with Miss Hobhouse, performed by Lynita Crofford, directed by Christopher Weare, performed at the Schreiner Festival held in Cradock in 2012 NELM.

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