Mandisi Sindo

Age: 32     Languages: Xhosa,Zulu,English     Height: 1,66     Shoes: 8     Waist and Shirt: 34 and Medium

Training:          University of Cape Town – Theatre & Performance        

Language:       Xhosa, English, Zulu, Tsotsi Taal

Skills:              Director (Theatre & Film); Conceptualizer, Strategist, Dance; Comedy; Innovator

Awards:               2019 eTV & eNCA South African Hero

                             2018 LEADSA Hero of the Month, Awarded by Primedia

                             2018 Spice Mecca – Community Theatre & Art Veteran Award

                             2017 Fleur Du Cap Innovation Theatre Award

                             2015 Baxter Theatre – Artist of the Year Award

 

THEATRE EXPERIENCE:

2020 EKUGQIBELENI                                          Artscape Theatre                                     dir. Mandisi Sindo

2020 QUESTION MARK                                       The Baxter Theatre                                  Dramaturgy/Mentor

2020 EZOTHANDO                                             The Fugard Theatre                                 Dramaturgy/Mentor

2019/20 DIFFERENCES                                       Shack Theatre                                        dir. Mandisi Sindo

2019  X-ATTACK                                                Shack Theatre                                        dir. Mandisi Sindo

2017 Mari & Kana                                               Infecting the City Festival                          dir. Mandisi Sindo

2015 CHOMI Role: Mandla & Mike                          National Arts Festival                                dir. Motlatji Ditodi

2015 RETURN OF THE ANCESTORS Role: 18 characters National Arts Festival                        dir. Mdu Kweyama

2013  ZABALAZA FESTIVAL  Role: MC                  Baxter Theatre

2012  THE UNBORN  Role: Victor                                                                                      dir. Thami Mbongo

2012  AUTOPSY  Role: Hope, Man, Suit                  Magnet Theatre                                       dir. Mark Fleishman

2012  AMAZA  Role: Duma, Mzabalazi                    Artscape                                                dir. Thoko Ntshinga

2012  THE INTERROGATION  Role: Writer              Baxter Theatre Studio                              dir. Mandisi Shindo

2011  THE LESSON BY EUGENE IONESCO            CSW Boston, America                              dir. Geoff Hyland

2011  SAMPLING, GIPCA  Role: Various                 Playroom & Iziko Museum                         dir. Sanjin Muftic

2011  HOME BREW  Role: Various                         Arena Theatre                                         dir. Sabata Sesiu

2010  5:20 OPERA  Role: Abacus                           Baxter Main Theatre                                 dir. Geoff Hyland

2010  HOLA 2010  Role: Dancer                            Cape Town Fan Park                                dir. Lara Bye

2010  27 WINDOWS, 4 DOORS, 2 TAPS                 Out the Box Festival                                 dir. Mandla Mbothwe &

Mwenya Kabwe

2010  LIVING UNDER PRESSURE                         Little Theatre, Res4Res Festival                  dir. Mandisi Sindo & Abongile Kroza

2010  UNIMA SA  Role: Puppeteer                         Cape Town Fan Park                                dir. Cindy Mkaza

2010  BAKUHAMBA BONKE  Role: Mkhuseli           UCT Rehearsal Room                              dir. Mandla Mbothwe

2010  BURNT  Role: Joko                                     UCT Rehearsal Room                              dir. Ina & Ian Bruce

2009  MACBEKI  Role: Guard & Servant                  Little Theatre & ITFOK’09                          dir. Christopher Weare

2007 – 2008  ISIVUNO SAMA PHUPHA                  Arena Theatre                                         dir. Mandla Mbothwe

2007 – 2009 IKHWEZI YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

1998 – 2007  ISELWA LESIZWE THEATRE COMPANY

 

FILM EXPERIENCE:

2018  POPPIE NONGENA Role: Fundani                 Marche Media                                        

2018  1960                                                         Cape Town Studios                                  dir. King Shaft

2016  IN THE CAPE TOWN PORT  Role: Black Relative

2015 JAN UMKHWETHA Role: Themba                  Kyknet                                                   dir. Brent Rumble

2015  SHEPHERDS & BUTCHERS   Role: Condemned Man                                                   dir. Oliver Schmitz

2014  90 PLEIN STREET                                      SABC3

2011  CROSS ROADS                                          Short Film

2010  WORLD CUP STORIES                               Short Film                                              dir. Nella Coetzee

2010  I AM A REFUGEE                                       Short Film                                              dir. Tinashe Makwande

2009  SOCCER MAN                                           Short Film                                              dir. Jarrod Allies

 

 

TELEVISION EXPERIENCE:

2012 – 2013  CAPE TOWN TV PRESENTER           Cape Town TV

2009  ZIYAWA LA                                               Magnet Theatre CTM interview                   SABC1

2008  HECTIC 9NINE                                           Interview – Musical Theatre                       SABC2

2007  BLING                                                      Big Time High School Competition               SABC2

 

CORPORATE & TELEVISION INTERVIEW EXPERIENCE:

2020 eTV & eNCA                                               Covid19 Hero                                          eTV

2020 Afternoon Express                                      Innovator Interview                                   SABC 3

2019 Hectic Nine 9                                              Theatre Interview                                     SABC 2

2017  CHEVRON 2017 SHUTDOWN

2016  SHOPRITE INTERNAL STAFF INCENTIVE

2015  CHEVRON SHUTDOWN  Role: Nhlonipho                                                                   dir. Jose Domingos

2013  CASTLE LITE EXTRA COLD PROMOTION     MC/Host                                                Man made Media

 

MC EXPERIENCE:

2019  RADIO PERSONALITY                                Radi Khaltsha 97.1FM

2012 – 2015  ZABALAZA Role: MC                        Baxter Theatre – Mini Festivals & Awards Ceremonies

2015  UNMUTE ARTSABILITY  Role: MC                Artscape Theatre

2015  TRAP INVASION PICNIC Role: Host

 

COMMERCIAL EXPERIENCE:

2020  OLD MUTUAL                                                                                                        South Africa

2018  LUCKY STAR                                                                                                        South Africa

2018  PICK N PAY                                                                                                           South Africa

2017  SANLAM                                                                                                               South Africa

2015  FIRST NATIONAL BANK                                                                                         South Africa

2015  VODACOM                                                                                                            South Africa

2011  AXE                                                                                                                     South Africa

2010  35050                                                                                                                   South Africa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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