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(19**-) A performer and director
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[[Faniswa Yisa]] (19**-). Actor, physical theatre performer and director.
  
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== Biography ==
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She was born in Gugulethu, Cape Town.
  
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== Training ==
 
Graduated with a Performer's Diploma in Speech and Drama from the [[University of Cape Town]] in 2000.
 
Graduated with a Performer's Diploma in Speech and Drama from the [[University of Cape Town]] in 2000.
  
 
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== Career ==
Performer
 
 
 
 
A resident performer at [[Magnet Theatre]] from 2004-2011, then turned freelance in 2012, though still working for [[Magnet Theatre]] on occasion.  
 
A resident performer at [[Magnet Theatre]] from 2004-2011, then turned freelance in 2012, though still working for [[Magnet Theatre]] on occasion.  
  
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==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
  
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===Performer===
 
For [[Magnet Theatre]] she has performed in ''[[The Fire Raisers]]'' (2004), ''[[Cargo]]'' (2007), ''[[Ingcwaba Lendoda Lise Cankwe Ndlela]]'' (2009), ''[[Autopsy]]'' (2010), ''[[Voices Made Night]]'' (2012), and has toured internationally with ''[[Every Year, Every Day, I Am Walking]]'' (from 2006 onwards).  
 
For [[Magnet Theatre]] she has performed in ''[[The Fire Raisers]]'' (2004), ''[[Cargo]]'' (2007), ''[[Ingcwaba Lendoda Lise Cankwe Ndlela]]'' (2009), ''[[Autopsy]]'' (2010), ''[[Voices Made Night]]'' (2012), and has toured internationally with ''[[Every Year, Every Day, I Am Walking]]'' (from 2006 onwards).  
  
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She performed in ''[[Born in the RSA]]'' (2015), ''[[What Remains]]'' in 2017.
  
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===Director===
  
 
Performed and co-directed ''[[Inxeba Lomphilisi – The Wound of a Healer]]'' (with [[Mandla Mbothwe]]) in 2010.
 
Performed and co-directed ''[[Inxeba Lomphilisi – The Wound of a Healer]]'' (with [[Mandla Mbothwe]]) in 2010.
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== Awards, etc. ==
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Faniswa was honoured as best actress for her role in ''[[What Remains]]'', [[Fleur du Cap]] 2017.
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== Sources ==
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''[[Cape Argus|Saturday Argus]]'', 4 July 2015.
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Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]
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== Return to ==
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Return to [[ESAT Personalities  Y]]
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Return to [[South_African_Theatre/Personalities|South African Theatre Personalities]]
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Return to [[The ESAT Entries]]
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Latest revision as of 10:58, 6 August 2018

Faniswa Yisa (19**-). Actor, physical theatre performer and director.

Biography

She was born in Gugulethu, Cape Town.

Training

Graduated with a Performer's Diploma in Speech and Drama from the University of Cape Town in 2000.

Career

A resident performer at Magnet Theatre from 2004-2011, then turned freelance in 2012, though still working for Magnet Theatre on occasion.

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

Performer

For Magnet Theatre she has performed in The Fire Raisers (2004), Cargo (2007), Ingcwaba Lendoda Lise Cankwe Ndlela (2009), Autopsy (2010), Voices Made Night (2012), and has toured internationally with Every Year, Every Day, I Am Walking (from 2006 onwards).

She performed in Born in the RSA (2015), What Remains in 2017.

Director

Performed and co-directed Inxeba Lomphilisi – The Wound of a Healer (with Mandla Mbothwe) in 2010.

Awards, etc.

Faniswa was honoured as best actress for her role in What Remains, Fleur du Cap 2017.

Sources

Saturday Argus, 4 July 2015.

Go to ESAT Bibliography

Return to

Return to ESAT Personalities Y

Return to South African Theatre Personalities

Return to The ESAT Entries

Return to Main Page