Peter Curtis

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Peter Curtis (19*-) Actor, Director.



Peter was born in London.


He is a graduate of London University.


He was very active in British theatrical circles before coming to South Africa.

Together with Pieter Fourie he ran CAPAB circa 1971. Artistic Director of CAPAB English Drama (1965-1978). In 1978 he was appointed as Artistic Director of the Youth Drama Company (CAPAB).

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

As actor he has appeared in The Beaux Stratagem (1967), Henry IV (as Falsatff in the Little Theatre, 1968), A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, Richard II, The Merry Wives of Windsor (Maynardville, January 1969), See How They Run, Antony and Cleopatra, Richard III, Hamlet, The Good and Faithful Servant (1972). Tartuffe (1978).

He directed The Importance of Being Earnest (1970), Antigone, Pygmalion (1975), London Assurance (1974), Blithe Spirit (1976), Private Lives, Arms and the Man (1977), Hay Fever (1978).

Awards, etc


Tartuffe theatre programme, 1978.

Various entries in the NELM catalogue.

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