It's been too long since I blogged. Hello and sorry for the long absence. It's been such a bleak few weeks and South Africa's third Covid wave has been so, so brutal. Been trying to take care and do what we can to connect with family and friends affected. We've all lost so much on … Continue reading Letting it all out
Update on a recent shoot, a comedy special and some ongoing work.
So I'm finally getting around to reading 'Truth in Comedy: The manual of improvisation' (Charna Halpern, Del Close & Kim Johnson). I started reading it last week and am loving it. It's a book widely cited by comedy lovers the world over and I've been so curious about it. While I'm reminded so much about … Continue reading ‘The truth is funny’: the audacity of honest writing
I'm super excited to take part in this year's Festival of Fame - a Joburg Theatre-led feast of productions aimed at the school going audience. It's underway from 6 until 11 March and I look forward to a newer, fresher retelling of The Dark Ages to young audiences. Let's go! Meanwhile, I was privileged to see my … Continue reading Loading… Festival of Fame
I've just come back from the third performance of The Dark Ages at this year's National Arts Festival. By far the best of the lot until now. I've been in a bit of a weird head space in the weeks leading up to the festival and this bled into my initial performances for the show … Continue reading Comedy breakthrough at NAF17