Omphile Molusi

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Omphile Molusi (1981-). Actor and playwright.


He was raised in the township of Itsoseng, North West province. He went to Vaal Tech to study electrical engineering, where he joined a drama club as his extra mural activity. After a visit to the National Arts Festival Omphile dropped out of Vaal Tech with the vision of going to Johannesburg to join The Market Lab. He also attended the Actors' Centre.

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

He acted in Much Ado about Nothing (Tesson Theatre 2007), The Tempest (Baxter Theatre 2009), Promised Land of Balalatladi (2009), Sizwe Bansi is Dead (2011). He directed and played in Cadre (2013).

He wrote the plays Promised Land of Balalatladi (2009), For the Right Reasons, Itsoseng, Cadre and Ijo!.

Omphile has served on the panel of judges for the Naledi Theatre Awards.


The winner of the 2007 Brett Goldin Bursary Fund, his play Promised Land of Balalatladi was selected for presentation at the 11th New Visions/New Voices festival at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC in 2010.


YT Online [1].

Stellenbosch University Library catalogue.

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