‘1 in 9’ production at the Grahamstown Festival, 2007
In 2007 a horrific rape and murder happened in Grahamstown. A small group of people gathered together to dialogue about the level of gender violence in our town and in South Africa. This dialogue led to a play in honour of the women that lost their lives in Grahamstown and all who suffer from gender violence every day in South Africa. It was a play that was not scripted but workshopped by an even smaller group of ordinary people under the sensitive and strong guidance of Athina Copteros, the director. I was one of those ordinary people..