Moagi Modise

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Moagi Modise (19**- ) is a South African actor, playwright and director.


Kimberley-born Emmy Award winning actor/playwright.

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

He is best known for his television roles as Budgets Naledi in the SABC2 series Stokvel and as Makubela in the SABC3 series The Lab.

He wrote the plays Lepatata, Phokwane Chronicles, A Season of Locusts.

He was the leading actor in lsithukuthuku (Sweat) by Walter Chakela (1997), playing multiple roles as a unionist and a poet, adding passion and charisma to the beautifully written and welldirected work.

Stage roles include appearances in The Dream (Martin Koboekae), Vonke uit Vuurklip, The Bush Tale (2001).

In 2011 he was based at the South African State Theatre in Pretoria wher he acted in Athol Fugard's play, My Children!, My Africa! and in Aubrey Sekhabi's stage production, Rivonia Trial.

He is creative director of Galeshewe Theatre Organisation (Gato). Their production Emsini scooped an award at the National Arts Festival in 2014.


Diamond Fields Advertiser, 19 August 2011.

Diamond Fields Advertiser, 25 March 2011.

The New Age, 12 September 2014.

Awards, etc.

Special merit award: Moagi Modise: Emsini.

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