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Jonathan Roxmouth is a South African stage actor. Roxmouth gained acting experience at the Natal Playhouse while still at school. He began his professional career in 2006, playing Vince Fontaine/Teen Angel in the Barnyard Theatre Group’s production of Grease, and has been acting in stage and musical productions since.

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James Cairns is a creative director at The Framework and has performed and written extensively for South African screen and stage.

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Mike van Graan, primarily a theatre writer and producer, is the Executive Director of the African Arts Institute and the former Secretary General of the Arterial Network, a continent-wide network engaged in the African creative sector.

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A popular and award winning comedian Riaad Moosa has performed sell out one man shows including Strictly Halaal and Riaad Moosa for The Baracka.

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He began his musical career in the mid 1970s and pioneered the use of Cape Afrikaans and South African English in his lyrics, often using both languages in the same song. His first album titles BAKGAT! issued by Mountain Records was released in 1980, and was immediately banned, because it was considered too political and vulgar for the South African citizens.

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Durban born director and actress Lara Bye launched her career in Cape Town after studying at the lecoq Theatre School in Paris and working with various companies in Havana, Barcelona and Paris. She is a highly renowned director of opera, theatre and performance events in non-theatre spaces, as well as part time physical theatre Lecturer at UCT’s Drama Department.

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Shaleen Surtie-Richards is a South African actress best known for her title role in the 1988 feature film Fiela se Kind (Fiela’s Child), and as Ester (Nenna) Willemse in the M-Net soap opera Egoli: Place Of Gold.

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Jazzart is the oldest contemporary dance company in the Cape and showcases a wide variety of dance, including afro-fusion and Indian dance styles.

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Tara Notcutt is a South African writer, director and producer. She co-founded the company The Pink Couch in 2009, where she is currently the artistic director.

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Alan Committie is one of South Africa’s leading stand-up comics,
 character comedian, award winning actor, comedy writer, Theatre director, Master of Ceremonies (MC), facilitator, and other talents.

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Outspoken and deliberately controversial, John Vlismas is one of South Africa’s most prolific and award winning international comics.

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Rob van Vuuren has established himself as one of the most prolific players in the South African entertainment scene. He has worked as an actor, writer, director, dancer and producer across various genres and in different media.

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With a philosophy of “You have got to laugh at it” and a mission to bring laughter, smiles and warmth to everyone she meets it, she remains a popular favourite in Cape Town and, increasingly, South Africa.

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Mamela Nyamza started to develop her own artistic practice, developing choreographies which deal with important political and social issues of today’s South Africa. Since 2006 she has dedicated her career to her own choreography which brought about autobiographical works such as Hatch, Kutheni, Shift and Hatched.

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Executive Director Professor Elizabeth Triegaardt, with the help of Artistic Director Robin van Wyk, has intensified Cape Town City Ballet’s original philosophy of opportunity for talent into one that actively seeks out – and creates – training, performance and choreographic opportunities for young dancers from previously disadvantaged communities.

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This big haired funny man is one of South Africa’s most loved comedians. Son of a pastor he grew up in Mitchell’s Plain and burst on to the comedy scene in 1997 with his first self-scripted one-man show, After the Beep.

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Dada Masilo trained at the Dance Factory, the National School of the Arts and Jazzart (Cape Town) before working for two years at the renowned Performing Arts Research and Training Studios (PARTS) in Brussels. She has been teaching at the Dance Factory Youth since 2006.

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The popular character, fondly known as Tannie (or ‘Aunt’) Evita, was created by South African performer, author and social activist Pieter-Dirk Uys during the Apartheid era.

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Trevor Noah is recognized as one of the top comedians in the country, renowned for his clean cut image, sharp wit, intelligent commentary and unmistakable charm. His mixed-race heritage, his experiences growing up in a Soweto township, and his observations about race and ethnicity are leading themes in his comedy.

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An inspirational leader and teacher as well as a creative force, Maqoma has served as associate artistic director of Moving Into Dance Mophatong, the Dance Umbrella festival and the Afro-Vibes Festival in the Netherlands and the UK. He is currently serving on the dance committee of the National Arts Festival.

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