Confronting Whiteness with Asanda, Hani and Megan

Anti-racism work with friends beats anti-racism work by yourself.  Since returning from America with the absolute determination to confront my own racism and try to make a difference in South Africa this work really has been a key factor in my life. And Megan Choritz has been one of my friends who has helped really shape my thinking and understanding and doing. Part of that makes a lot of sense as she has been [...]

My Octopus Whiteness Teacher: Megan Choritz

As i reflect back on what has been the most bizarre year for the world in my lifetime, one person's name pops up a lot more than most: Megan Furniss Choritz.  We have been friends since 1999 - well, that's the year we met and i stepped into her Improv world and so friends probably happened a year or two later. Especially as one of my final moves before leaving for an 18-month journey [...]

Just the Impromp2 of us… [with Megan Furniss]… we can make it if we try…

i met Megan Choritz, wow, 17 years ago? As you can see, it started out quite daunting - the person who brought Improv to Cape Town in the form of TheatreSports, now Improguise, Cape Town's longest running show [and best kept secret somehow]. But pretty soon i had gained confidence and the tables had been turned... Although some might not use 'daunted' in quite the same way, but i'm telling you, behind those fingers-in-ears is [...]

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