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Special skills

Accents: RP, General American, African American, South African, Nigerian, Kenyan, Uganda, Ghanaian

Singing: Soprano

Languages: Swahili (fluent), Kikuyu (fluent)

Other: TV writing and production, voiceover, news reader

Driving Licence: International

Previous experience

Projects at RADA

  • Helena, A Midsummer Night's Dream, dirs. Jüri Nael and Guillaume Pigé
  • Agave / Chorus, The Bacchae, dir. Gareth Watkins
  • The Duchess / Ensemble, The Revenger's Tragedy, dir. Peta Lily
  • Mother Courage / Peasant / News Reporter / Ensemble, Mother Courage and Her Children, dirs. Simona Gonella and Ian Morgan
  • Hilde Wangel, The Lady from the Sea, dir. Robert Fried
  • Office Worker / Ensemble, Nine Minutes, dir. Jorge Crecis
  • Manifesto project: Monster Face - a multimedia performance. What stories do we tell ourselves? Who are we when the masks come off? Conceived by Andrew Crawford, Natalie Kennedy, Tamara Thiesen and Mary Theru Wambui

Theatre:

Sterling Quality Entertainment Africa, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Singer / Actor, DreamGirls, dir. Pauline Komu
  • Singer / Actor, Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, dir. Mkamzee Mwatela
  • Singer / Actor, Lwanda: Man of Stone, dir. Pauline Komu
  • Magundane, Sarafina, dir. Pauline Komu
  • Sister Margareta, Sound of Music, dir. Pauline Komu

Phoenix Theatre, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Elderly Aunt, Let It Be Me, dir. Ian Mbugua
  • Janet, Boeing Boeing, dir. Ian Mbugua

Witwatersrand University, Drama Department, Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Woman One / Sex Worker, The Ostrich Feather Duster, writ. & dir. Agnieszka Flak

Rhodes University, Drama Department, Grahamstown, South Africa

  • The Queen, The Blacks, dir. Awelani Moyo]
  • Singer, Triplets of Tantyi (Cabaret Show)
  • Insane Asylum Inmate, Marat Sade, dir. Brink Scholtz
  • Teenage Daughter, Hotel Paradiso, dir. Andrew Buckland

Television:

Greenlight Films, Nairobi

  • Young Wife, Vows and Veils, Episode: Pilot, writ & dir. Natasha Likimani