Our Ideas in a Blog

Hello, and welcome to the Performance Role Play Training blog.

This is where you’ll find news, insights, and industry info – all focused on issues like communication, performance, leadership, human capital and, of course, our favourite topic: immersive learning through Business Role Play.


Why I keep on coming back to Role Play

Why I keep on coming back to Role Play

Ilse Klink

Role Play has become a part of who I am…I’m not talking about acting…I’m talking about my real life. It’s changed the way I view and handle my life completely. It’s the most invaluable tool I’ve been gifted in my adulthood.

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Why we need to read contracts as Performers

Why we need to read contracts as Performers

Boniswa Holland

I would like to start off with an example of the kind of predicament not reading and understanding a contract can put oneself in.

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I could have been in Bay Watch!

I could have been in Bay Watch!

Charlotte Butler

I could have been in Bay Watch! Not now, but in my youth, certainly. Would I have been as good as any of the actors on screen – yes, I say in all humility. Would I have looked as good as Pamela Anderson in a red bikini? – definitely!  NOT! But with some expensive panel beating, I would have given her a good run for her money (in fact it would have taken all her money to make me look as good!) And that is precisely why they cast her in the first place – she was perfect for that part.

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The power of Industrial Theatre

The power of Industrial Theatre

Tumelo Mosenye

Industrial theatre is a very productive medium used by many large companies in order to be informative, instructional and message driven. Industrial theatre can play to many diverse groups. This medium can also be fun, edgy and exciting at the same time. But most importantly it can have such a powerful impact reaching so many people.

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Why use Professional Actors trained in Business Role Play for your training?

Why use Professional Actors trained in Business Role Play for your training?

Jocelyn Broderick

“You can’t change other people. You can only change yourself.”
Lorraine Bracco, On the Couch

I was at the Airport last week, on my way to do some Business Role Play in Durban, engaging in one of my favourite past times: watching the people walking past – seeing how they walked and talked; their idiosyncrasies; their ways of chatting to one another, their manner of being in the world.

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Leadership through fresh old eyes….

Leadership through fresh old eyes….

Phyllis Ndlovu

The season we find ourselves in as a country, is one of very many challenges. Many of these challenges call for us to all to start thinking out of the box in terms of approaches to problem solving. Our leadership approach in particular, calls for our leaders to shift their consciousness towards their roles, their people and their deliverables. This is both in the private sector as well as in government.

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Defensiveness and Blame have taken away our power…

Defensiveness and Blame have taken away our power…

Judy Ditchfield 

The more I work in organisations, the more I realise how we have moved towards a culture of defensiveness and blame.

Ooh….did that statement make you uncomfortable? Did it trigger you to want to defend yourself?

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