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Special skills

Accents: UK West Midlands (Birmingham), UK London, West African, Southern African, Jamaican and Southern American

Languages: isiXhosa / isiZulu

Singing: bass

Dance: contemporary (basic)

Sports: football

Other: workshop leader, chorus dancing, computing, football, musical chorus, communication, improvisation, scriptwriting, storytelling and directing

South African driving licence

Previous experience

Wiston, The Island, dir. Dr John Kani, Joburg Theatre

Sizwe Banzi, Sizwe Banzi is Dead, Dr John Kani, Joburg Theatre

John / multiple characters, The Mother of all Eating, dir. Chris Weare, Independent

Wiston, The Island, dir. Chris Weare, Independent

Buthelezi, I See You, dir. Mahlatsi Mokgonyana, AFDA Graduation

Christian, Ruined, dir. Lara Bye, AFDA Experimental Festival

Skuwit, Horn of Sorrow, dir. Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi, AFDA Live Performance School

Agamemnon, The Oresteia, dir. Kathleen Stephens, AFDA Live Performance School

Luthando, Ubudoda, dirs. Luntu Masiza and Chris Weare, Zabalaza

Qondile, Ubudoda, dir. Samuel Miller, Kids Company

Xolina, Status 319, dir, Samuel Miller, Kids Company

Chorus, The Tragedy of King Christophe, dir. Don Kinch, Nu Central Arts

Extra, The Wedding, dir, Graham Vick, Birmingham Opera Company

Film / television
Producer and supporting role, Blood is Black, dirs. Dakalo Kwinda and Oarabile Ditsele, Warehouse Production, (independent feature film to be released in 2022)

Lead, Umhklukanisi, dir. Thembalethu Mfebe, Mzansi Magic

Lead, Some Mother's Sons, dirs. Nbulelo Grootboom / Luntu Masiza

Lead, Mother is Love, dir. Michael Jojo

Xolani, Status 319, dir. Luntu Masiza

Chef, Cos Daddy is Not Coming Home, dir. Freddie Osborne, The Crowed

Doctor, Natasha de Prodigal, dir. Vanessa Adekola, M&M Productions / Nollywood Arts

Education / training
2015- 2017 AFDA Film School - (Year 3 Live Performance Acting)

2014: Director’s course - The Young Vic Theatre, London. (UK)

2014: The Soho Theatre, London:- Writers Lab (UK)

2014: Gold Arts award: Kids Company- film and video (UK)

2013: Sliver Arts awards: Kids Company- film and video (UK)

2008 – 2010: The Dudley College: BTEC National Diploma – Performing Arts Acting.(UK)

2002 – 2007: The George Dixon International School & Sixth Form Centre – Drama (GSCE), 1st Diploma in Performing Arts (UK)

Nominated for The Naledi Theatre Awards (South Africa): Best Breakthrough Performer for The Island, dir. Dr John Kani (2022)
SAFTASSA (South African Film and Television Awards) nominated for Best Short Film (roles co-producer, co-director and actor)
Dikalos Award 2022 (Festival International du Film Panafrcain de Cannes) Best Actor alongside Francois Immelman
Standard Bank Ovation Awards for The Island, (National Arts Festival 2018)
Best Male Performance in a stage production: (AFDA AWARD 2017)
Best Male Performance in a Television production: (AFDA AWARD 2017)
Fleur Du Cap (Most Promising Student 2017)
Best Actor (Czech Republic Setkani/Encounter Theatre Director’s Special Award)

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