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 Witwatersand 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).

The Last Show, written by Gwydion Beynon and directed by Jemma Kahn at the Wits Theatre Complex (2013).

Awards, etc,

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


Business Day, 23 July 2013.

Sowetan, 2 November 2017.

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