We’re back! And today we’re talking PIRATES! Janice Honeyman’s PETER PAN Panto has AWESOME pirates: “No they’re not!” “Yes they Arrrrrrrrrre!!!” Today we meet the very friendly DIRK JOUBERT …

G & T: What’s your role in Peter Pan?

DJ: I play Starkey, Captain Hook’s right-hand pirate, but I’m a likeable pirate.

G & T: What message do you want to convey to your audience?

DJ: You can still choose to do good even when your peers are choosing not to.

G & T: Are you named after anyone? If not, how did your parents think of your name? Do you know what your name means?

DJ: After my father – exactly the same name – Dirk Arnoldus Joubert. It means ‘a dagger’, but normally ‘a natural leader’ ‘ a ruler of men’

G & T: If you’re cooking a meal for someone special, what are you making?

DJ: Definitely an oxtail stew – Jamaican style! And a baked salted caramel cheesecake!!!

G & T: What does everyone else seem to like that you can’t stand?

DJ: Avocado!

G & T: What’s the title of your autobiography?

DJ: I Showed Up … Unapolagetically!

G & T: What language would you like to learn to speak, and why?

DJ: Definitely French, just because I love the way it sounds, the rolled ‘rrrrr’ – it’s like music in language.

G & T: What’s the best gift you ever received?

DJ: Education from my parents – It’s set me up in life and made me the person I am and to be able to grow and push myself.

G & T: What’s your spirit animal?

DJ: A raccoon – I love them sooooo much! They’re so funny. They’re these little gremlins that steal people’s stuff and they’re so cute. I’m obsessed with them. I would love to have a racoon!!

G & T: What’s the best piece of advice you ever received?

DJ: That I don’t have to attend every battle I’m invited to – basically to choose my battles wisely!

Don’t hesitate! Book your tickets NOW for Janice Honeyman’s Pantomime, Peter Pan!

Go to for show dates, times and ticket availability, or call the Theatre on: 0861 670 670.
Preview prices start at R130, regular prices start at R190. Student and pensioner prices are available.

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