He has served in leadership roles in The Wits School of Arts and at AFDA Johannesburg as the Head of School of Live Performance. He has been a valued member of the Artistic Committee of the National Arts Festival and was Resident Dramaturg at The South African State Theatre.
As a distinguished academic on post-Apartheid theatre, he has edited a collection of contemporary South African plays and co-edited two internationally published books on contemporary South African drama, theatre, and performance. He has designed and taught directing, playwriting and acting courses, and has lectured broadly on topics that include post-colonialism, theatre history, and identity studies. He has a Master’s degree with distinction in Text & Performance Studies from King’s College London and RADA.
Over the years he has mentored many theatre-makers, directors, and emerging writers in South Africa and the UK, and has a respected track record of working alongside established local and international playwrights in the development of their plays.
In the USA he has served as dramaturg on Syracuse Stage’s 2021 production of Athol Fugard’s ‘MASTER HAROLD’…AND THE BOYS and has more recently been working with San Jose Stage in California on the world-premiere of L. Peter Callender’s STRANGE COURTESIES.
His past productions at The Market Theatre are LORD OF THE FLIES, BROTHERS IN BLOOD, DELIRIUM, FLORENCE, and THE LESSON. Other career highlights to date include A VOICE I CANNOT SILENCE, a five-man version of THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, PTERODACTYLS, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, AIDA ABRIDGED, OEDIPUS @ KOÖ-NÚ!, and creating IN OUR SKIN under commission as Associate Artist at the Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) in the UK which drew on verbatim interviews to depict the lives of gay men living in Birmingham and Johannesburg.
In 2014 he won the prestigious Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year Award for Theatre. His productions have been nominated for over forty awards, winning two Standard Bank Ovation awards, and twelve Naledi Theatre Awards including Best New South African Play and two for Best Cutting-Edge Production.
PERSONAL QUOTE – Greg Homann
“Soon after taking up the role in the new year, I want to initiate a multi-pronged new plays development programme aimed at writers, playwrights, and theatre-makers of all levels of experience. Let’s invest time and energy into preparing our untold stories for future production!”