Jake Chika

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Jake Chika (?-) is an actor.

Also known as Jake Mochidi Chika.


Chika studied theatre in education in America and when he returned to South Africa, he started a project conducting drama workshops for street children in Hillbrow.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Founding member of Bachaki Theatre in 1987.

Appeared in the plays Amandla Mr Fassbinder, Top Down


Andile Xaba. 2021. 'Collective memory and the construction of a historical narrative, analysis and interpretation of selected Soweto-based community plays (1984–1994)'. Unpublished PhD thesis.