Jemma Kahn

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Jemma Kahn (19**-) [1]. Theatre and film maker.


She read Fine Art and Drama at the University of the Witwatersrand and then spent two years as a teacher of English in Japan. It was in this context that she learned kamishibai -- an illustrated story-telling theatre medium, which draws on ancient Japanese traditions.

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

She had a role in After Cardenio (2011).

As artist/performer she has co-created and performed The Epicene Butcher and Other Stories for Consenting Adults (with by Gwydion Beynon, 2012), The Last Show (with by Gwydion Beynon, 2013), .

Awards, etc,

Standard Bank Young Artist Award (Theatre) (2018).


Business Day, 23 July 2013.

Sowetan, 2 November 2017.

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