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[[Wendy de la Harpe]] (****-****) was a choreographer and director.   
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'''Wendy de la Harpe''' (19**-) was a choreographer and director.   
  
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== Biography ==
  
Choreographer for ''[[Around the World in 80 Days]]'', ''[[Sweet Fanny Adams]]'', ''[[Follies Spectacular]]'', ''[[Group Hairier]]'' and ''[[Kismet]]''.  Assistant Choreographer and director for ''[[West Side Story]]'' and ''[[Applause]]''. Director of [[Wendy de la Harpe Dance Promotions]]. ([[SACD]] 1973) ([[SACD]] 1974)
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=== Youth ===
  
DE LA HARPE, Wendy. (19*-) Choreographer. She did choreography for [[Anthony Farmer]]’s production of ''[[Around the World in 80 Days]]'' for [[JODS]] at the [[Johannesburg Civic]] in 1966. She took over the role of choreographer from [[Geoffrey Sutherland]], after dissatisfaction from the director, for the [[JODS]] production ''[[Applause]]'' at the [[Civic Theatre]] in 1971. [[Anthony Farmer]] designed the set and [[Otto Pirchner]] directed. She choreographed the [[Brickhill-Burke]] extravaganza ''[[Follies Spectacular]]'' at the [[Civic Theatre|Civic]] in 1972. She did the choreography for the [[JODS]] production of ''[[New Faces of 1978]]'', directed by [[Anthony Farmer]] at the [[Alhambra Theatre]] in 1978 * (See Tucker, 1997)
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=== Training ===
  
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=== Career ===
  
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==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
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Choreographer for ''[[Sweet Fanny Adams]]'', ''[[Group Hairier]]'' and ''[[Kismet]]''.  Assistant Choreographer and director for ''[[West Side Story]]''. Director of [[Wendy de la Harpe Dance Promotions]].
  
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She did choreography for [[Anthony Farmer]]’s production of ''[[Around the World in 80 Days]]'' for [[JODS]] at the [[Johannesburg Civic]] in 1966.
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She took over the role of choreographer from [[Geoffrey Sutherland]], after dissatisfaction from the director, for the [[JODS]] production ''[[Applause]]'' at the [[Civic Theatre]] in 1971.
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She choreographed the [[Brickhill-Burke]] extravaganza ''[[Follies Spectacular]]'' at the [[Civic Theatre|Civic]] in 1972.
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She did the choreography for the [[JODS]] production of ''[[New Faces of 1978]]'', directed by [[Anthony Farmer]] at the [[Alhambra Theatre]] in 1978 and for ''[[Little Shop of Horrors]]'' in 1985.
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== Awards, etc ==
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== Sources ==
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[[SACD]] 1973; 1974.
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''Little Shop of Horrors'' theatre programme, 1985.
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[[ESAT Bibliography Tra-Tz|Tucker]], 1997.
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Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]
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Latest revision as of 14:00, 19 June 2017

Wendy de la Harpe (19**-) was a choreographer and director.

Biography

Youth

Training

Career

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

Choreographer for Sweet Fanny Adams, Group Hairier and Kismet. Assistant Choreographer and director for West Side Story. Director of Wendy de la Harpe Dance Promotions.

She did choreography for Anthony Farmer’s production of Around the World in 80 Days for JODS at the Johannesburg Civic in 1966.

She took over the role of choreographer from Geoffrey Sutherland, after dissatisfaction from the director, for the JODS production Applause at the Civic Theatre in 1971.

She choreographed the Brickhill-Burke extravaganza Follies Spectacular at the Civic in 1972.

She did the choreography for the JODS production of New Faces of 1978, directed by Anthony Farmer at the Alhambra Theatre in 1978 and for Little Shop of Horrors in 1985.

Awards, etc

Sources

SACD 1973; 1974.

Little Shop of Horrors theatre programme, 1985.

Tucker, 1997.

Go to ESAT Bibliography

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Return to ESAT Personalities D

Return to South African Theatre Personalities

Return to The ESAT Entries

Return to Main Page