Jam Sandwich Three by Two

How completely exciting. Save the date for next Thursday, at The Alexander Bar for your seat for a brand new kind of improv experiment. Three by Two is 3 long (15 minute-ish) scenes performed by pairs of improvisers. Our theme (loosely, because we don’t want to think about it too much, or pre-plan) is ‘family’. […]

Tackle Tales Soap-A-Thon

Here is the press release for our Soap-A-Thon that will happen all day and night on the 27 October. Improguise, South Africa’s longest running, award-winning and hilarious improvisation company is turning 20 this year. To mark this special occasion they will be performing South Africa’s first ever live, improvised Soap opera marathon to raise money […]

The fourth Improv class, and other musings

Last night Tandi and I taught the Gibberish and Beyond Words class to the course participants. It is a particular favourite of mine as we taught it at Improvention in Australia, and going through it again brings back so many lovely memories. Due to the bad weather, we decided to put the two classes together […]

Word from Oz

As you know, Tandi, Candice and I attended Improvention, this completely amazing, awe inspiring festival of impro (that’s what they call it here) in Canberra, Australia. We were also lucky enough to extend our Oz travels to go to Melbourne, where we participated in more Jill Bernard workshops with the Impro-Melbourne team, perform a show […]

Free Workshop

Troupe members Tandi, Megan and Candice are travelling to Improvention in Canberra on the 27th of June, and to prepare for a new workshop that they will be teaching Down Under, they will be offering a free workshop to anyone who is keen to learn some improv, regardless of skills level. Their workshop will be […]

Countdown to The FUNdraiser

Although we’ve been smearing ourselves thickly all over facebook and twitter, I thought it would be a good idea to do a bit of an update here, where you might come to find out the where, how who. So, it takes place on Wednesday 23 May at 8.15, at Artscape‘s Drama Theatre, and we can […]

New TheatreSports Course

You know you wanna. THEATRESPORTS COURSE July 2012 DATES: T.B.C. The course takes place over two consecutive weekends. Participants must be available for both weekends. TIME: 10AM-4PM VENUE: T.B.C COST: R800 TheatresportsTM is a trademarked form of improvisational theatre devised by Canadian director Keith Johnstone. Local writer, director and performer Megan Furniss established the first […]

CT to Canberra 2

I wrote this letter today. Dear friends, family and fans of TheatreSports SA and improvisation As you may know, Tandi Buchan, Candice D’Arcy and I (Megan Furniss) are going to Canberra, Australia in the first week of July to attend and participate in Improvention, a massive international improv festival. It’s an amazing opportunity to mix […]