Tributes pour in for theatre legend Dawn Lindberg

Theatre legend Dawn Lindberg dies aged 75.
Theatre legend Dawn Lindberg dies aged 75.
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Tributes continue to stream in for theatre veteran Dawn Lindberg who died of a Covid-19 related illness.

According to a statement shared by the Naledi Theatre Awards on Facebook, Dawn died  on Monday night at the age of 75.

She was the co-founder with her husband Des Lindberg of the Naledi Theatre Awards, which celebrates talent in SA Theatre.

“It is with great sadness that we announce that the founder and CEO of the Naledi Theatre Awards, Dawn Lindberg, passed away this evening from a Covid-related illness,” read the statement.

Organisers of The National Arts Festival sent their condolences to Dawn's loved ones.

“Our deepest condolences to all who knew and loved SA theatre legend Dawn Lindberg who passed away last night. A life lived for and on the stage and one that touched many others. RIP Dawn, thank you for everything you gave us.”

It is with great sadness that we announce that the founder and CEO of the Naledis Dawn Lindberg Passed away this evening from a COVID related illness

Posted by Naledi Theatre Awards on Monday, December 7, 2020

Condolences have been pouring in since the news of her death.


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