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
It's full steam ahead on the comedy side as the recent Flatform theatre journey came to a close this past weekend. I'm looking forward to crafting more and more and will spend most of my weeknights at Joburg's known comedy spots. Even if I'm not playing, there's always something instructive about being immersed in the … Continue reading Ayeye! On we go