Otto Bohlmann

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Otto Bohlmann is an academic and former amateur actor.


He completed his schooling at Grey College in Bloemfontein,

Bohlmann ultimately went to the USA to complete a doctorate in English Literature and take up teaching positions there, publishing a number of articles and books on various literary issues and personalities, finally and becoming the Managing Editor of The Metaphilosphy Journal (Southern Connecticut University).

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

He was a member of the Grey College Drama Society in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and the first person ever to be awarded school colours for Drama at the school.

The honour was largely driven by his notable performance as the young King Henry in a scene from Henry V, an adaptation called A Little Touch of Harry in the Night, devised and directed for the society by Temple Hauptfleisch, as the Drama Society's entre for the 1970 English Eisteddfod in the Orange Free State.


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