Woutrine Theron

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Woutrine Theron (194*-). Actress, director, lecturer, novelist.



She grew up in the Laingsburg district.


She studied at the University of Stellenbosch Drama Department in the mid-1960s and at the ADK.


She was the Tshwane University of Technology's head of drama, where she used to present competitions from 1989 to 1998.

Member of the Kunstekabinet for the KKNK and judge for the Nagtegaalprys for drama (2005).

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

Woutrine has appeared on stage in Die Lewe wat ek jou Gegee het (UTS]]) 1964), Drie Dae Meester (UTS 1965), Faust (1966), Exit the King (UTS 1966), Yerma (UTS 1966), Voëlvry (1967), The West Indian (1967), Tartuffe (KRUIK 1968), Moenie Praat Nie (KRUIK 1968), Kom Spook By My (KRUIK 1968), Cyrano de Bergerac (KRUIK 1969), 'n Seder Val in Waterkloof (PACT 1975), Die Vrek (PACT 1976), Die Potlooddief en die Engel (PACT 1985).

She had a role in a radio broadcast of Die Beskermengel.

She directed an amateur production of Drie Dae Meester in 1975 and Erfgoed at Kampustoneel 1991.

She translated the children’s play Clumsy Cathburt and the Little Green Man into Afrikaans.

She adapted Liewe Heksie for the stage.

She played "Grieta" in the popular televison series Nommer Asseblief.

Awards, etc


Die Burger, 27 September 2012.

The Star, 28 May 2013.

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For more information

IMDb [1].

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