Duma ka Ndlovu
Duma ka Ndlovu (1954 - ). Filmmaker, poet, playwright, journalist, and TV producer.
Born in Orlando West, Soweto.
He was professor of African history and African-American literature at New York's Stoneybrook University in the eighties and between 1996 and 2004 he was chairman of the SA Music Awards (SAMA).
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
He wrote a play Sheila's Day, directed for the Crossroads Theatre Company in the USA by Mbongeni Ngema in 1990, in South Africa in 1993. Published in 1999. In July 1996 a musical play, The Game was staged at Windybrow Arts Centre. He also wrote Bergville Stories.
He edited a collection of plays Woza Afrika: an anthology of South African plays.
Sowetan, 13 June 1997.
Mail and Guardian, 15-21 August 1997.
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