LOUW, Salomi. (19*-) Actress, playwright, critic and professor of Afrikaans literature, specialising in theatre. ****Became a lecturer (later professor) of Afrikaans literature at the University of the North in 198*. Became Director of the School of Languages and Communication Studies at the University of Limpopo in 200* Has written widely about South African theatre and reviewed plays and texts in Afrikaans. Since 1983 she has agitated for a theatre for the campus of the University of the North (later of Limpopo), to enable actor training and research – an ideal finally realised in 2005?8. Wrote a one-act play called Patent (Judge for the Nagtegaalprys for drama (2003, 2004) Briefly married to novelist and playwright André P. Brink in 1965-1966.
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