Megan Choritz (Furniss)

After completing her drama degree and diploma at UCT in 1986, Megan has been involved in theatre of all kinds, specialising in writing, performing and directing her own creations.

Megan has been playing and teaching TheatreSports in Cape Town for almost 20 years after starting up Theatresports Cape Town in 1993.

She also runs Improvision, an industrial and corporate theatre company that has been involved in the creation of bespoke theatrical solutions for business. She has written and directed an incredibly successful ongoing Engen road show for the past seven years.

Megan got involved with directing voice-overs in 1999, when she cast and directed the voices for world renowned anthropological film maker John Marshall’s series of ground breaking documentaries about the Ju!’noasi, a Bushman tribe of the Kalahari desert. She writes content, edits, provides voice and directs voice-overs for GreatGuide, a content driven GPS operated tour guide.

She writes plays, stories and a blog www.meganshead.co.za. In 2011 her play The Tent was selected to be part of an exiting programme of African plays at the National Theatre Studio in London. It was also published in the Proyecto 34°S Theatre in Translation 10 plays from South Africa and Argentina.

In 2009 Megan Choritz won two coveted Fleur du Cap awards, for Innovation in Theatre and The People’s Choice Award for TheatreSports.

Follow her: @meganshead on Twitter

 

 

 

 

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