Rina la Grange

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Rina la Grange (194*-). Actress, teacher and drama lecturer.

(Also performed as Rina la Grange-Steyn and Rina Steyn).


Later married to ** Steyn, moved to the Cape.


Trained at the University of Stellenbosch Drama Department.

Later completed a MA degree and in 199* completed a doctoral study at Stellenbosch University under her married name (Rina Steyn), on the therapeutic uses of drama techniques.

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

As a student she had roles in Drie Dae Meester (1965), Exit the King (1966) and was assistant director for the production of Faust at the H.B. Thom Theatre in 1966.

Became a professional actress for PACOFS in 1967, where she appeared in Ring Round the Moon (1967), The Tempest (as "Miranda" opposite John Boulter, 1968) and "Maria" in Bartho Smit’s controversial Putsonderwater (1969).

Retired from acting to become a lecturer in drama and religious studies at the Teacher’s Training College in Paarl.


Theatre programmes of the various productions.

PACOFS Drama 25 Years, 1963-1988.

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