Miliswa Mbandazayo

Miliswa Mbandazayo is an actress, playwright, poet, writer and theatre maker based in Cape Town. In 2021 she obtained her honours degree in theatre and performance from the University of Cape Town. Locally, she acted as stage manager for Manyano Media’s Black Girl Live (2021) and as assistant stage manager for Matthew Wild’s Die Sewe Doodsondes (Woordfees, 2022). She has also toured overseas to France (Festival d’Avignon, 2021 and Théâtre Nanterre-Amadiers, 2023), Spain (Festival Grec, 2021) and Germany (Africologne, 2023) as stage manager for Brett Bailey’s Samson. In 2022, her own short play Oh! featured in the African Women Playwrights Network’s Ghana Festival. She recently acted as scriptwriting and production mentor for the Zabalaza Festival and will provide dramaturgical support for the Baxter Theatre’s upcoming isiXhosa setwork production later this year.

NATi Rising Stars: To throw a brick by Miliswa Mbandazayo

TO THROW A BRICK Deur: Miliswa MbandazayoMet: Mbulelo Grootboom, Karli Heine en Tankiso MamaboloRegie: Faniswa YisaTaal: Eng, XhosaVenue: NATi ArenaDatum en tyd: 27 April 11:00Tydsduur: 60 minPrys: R100 Geen o/13 T TO THROW A BRICK ( Babalwa is […]

NATi Jong Sterre 2023: Here at Paulet House

NATi Jong Sterre 2023 Miché van Wyk, Cara Rossouw, Miliswa Mbandazayo and Mikayla Brown wrote this song for Paulet. On the eve before leaving Paulet House, they sang their dedication to […]