Bachelor, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1961. Bachelor with honors in Theater, University Witwatersrand, 1976. Master of Arts in Theatre, University Witwatersrand, 1981.
Resident director The Market Theatre, Johannesburg, 1978—1981. Teacher, theater director University Witwatersrand, 1977—1985. Theater director South Africa, United States of America, Scotland, England, Australia, Canada.
Lecturer Smith College, Massachusetts, 1983. On narrative theater University Southern Florida, 1984.
Board directors Arts at St. Anns, Brooklyn, since 1983, Sundance Playwright Institute, 1986.
Married Basil Blecher, August 30, 1964. Children: Lisa, Sara, Gabriele.