Bheki Mkhwane (1963-). Mime, clown, actor, script writer.
His name is on occasion found spelled as Bheki Mkwhane.
He grew up in KwaMashu township. He was a formidable footballer growing up and he also watched Gibson Kente's shows.
Trained at the Jaques le Coq school in Paris.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
He later joined Ellis Pearson, and the two of them have produced and toured such works as A Boy Called Rubbish (1996), Kaboom! and Amazwi Omoya (1998-9) and Skadonk (2000) nationally and internationally.
He also performed in The Hungry (The Laager 2006), the Market Theatre production of Born Thru the Nose by Greig Coetzee and Bheki Mkhwane, staged in the The Laager, 17 January - 25 February 2007, Touch My Blood (2009), Dinner Talk, Makana (2001), The Soldier's Tale (Stravinsky music), Khaya in the Sky, The Suitcase (2012).
His first television role was in Isibaya in 2013.
Sowetan, 23 July 1998.
The Star, 1 October 1999.
Citizen, 10 September 2001 (Makana).
Sunday Independent, 20 October 2013.
Various entries in the NELM catalogue.
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