Marlene Blom

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Marlene Blom (1963-1996). Choreographer and director.

Biography

She was married to playwright Charles J. Fourie. She died tragically in a car accident in 1996 at the age of 33.

Training

She studied at the University of Cape Town in the early 1980s.

Career

Worked for CAPAB.

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

She co-directed Grot van die kaalkoppe in 1990.

Works include People Say that Steven Weed… (CAPAB in association with Community Arts Project 198?*), The Hunting of the Snark (CAPAB, 1991).

She produced the dance productions Exhibition, in 3 Pieces (Market Theatre and Pohim (NAPAC).

Awards, etc

FNB Vita Award Pohim [Marlene Blom]

Sources

NELM catalogue.

Tribute written by Adrienne Sichel published in The Star, 11 April 1996.

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