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[[Lynita Crofford]] (born circa 1960) Actress.
Theatre work:
 
PERFECT WEDDING Daphne dir Alan Swedlow
 
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 Deidre dir Jaqui Singer
 
THE SA UFO CRASH 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 Marko v.d Kolf
 
  
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== Biography ==
  
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== Training ==
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She graduated with a B. Dram from [[University of Pretoria]], 1981.
  
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== Career ==
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Lynta joined [[CAPAB]] in 1982 for three years after which she moved to Johannesburg and began freelancing.
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==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
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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]]'', ''[[Die Proponentjie]]'' (2010), ''[[Violet Online]]'' (2015), ''[[Gertrude Stein and a Companion]]'' (2018),
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Television productions include ''[[The Merchant of Venice]]'', ''[[Final Edition]]'', ''[[Valley Children]]'' and ''[[Cul de Sac]]''. Feature films include ''[[Brutal Glory]]'', ''[[The Wedding]]'' and ''[[Killmasters]]''.
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== Awards, etc ==
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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]].
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== Sources ==
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''Die Wildsboudjie'' programme notes.
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''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]].
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https://alexanderbar.co.za/show/getrudesteinandacompanion/
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Go to [[South African Theatre/Bibliography]]
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Return to [[ESAT Personalities C]]  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 05:29, 14 September 2018

Lynita Crofford (born circa 1960) 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, Die Proponentjie (2010), Violet Online (2015), Gertrude Stein and a Companion (2018),

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.

https://alexanderbar.co.za/show/getrudesteinandacompanion/

Go to South African Theatre/Bibliography

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