Nhlanhla Mavundla

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Nhlanhla Mavundla (19*-). Actor and playwright.



He grew up in Kwazulu where he enjoyed all the traditions of music and dance for which the Zulu people are famous.


Nhlanhla trained with CAP in Cape Town.


He joined Theatre for Africa after training.

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

He performed in the Raiders series at the Grahamstown Festival and he was also in the award-winning Horn of Sorrow. He was the principal actor in Guardians of Eden.

He had roles in The Diaries of Diesel du Toit (2002), Water Pockets and Now Now (2005).

The first play that he wrote was A Man and a Dog, a one-man play he performed under the auspices of the Siyasanga Cape Town Theatre Company and Artscape in 2008.

Awards, etc


Guardians of Eden theatre programme, 1997.

Cape Times, 15 August 2006.

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