Mandla Mbothwe

Multi-award winner, writer, professional director, teacher, curator and artist, Mandla Mbothwe is currently a lecturer at the University of Cape Town’s Drama Department, the Artistic Director of the Magnet Theatre and the Founder and Director of Mud and Fire Narrative and Mbothwe and Doni Collectives.  Mbothwe has worked both locally and internationally with more recent projects including the 2014 restaged Biko’s Quest for the Artscape Heritage Festival, which later toured the Netherlands and United Kingdom, the Artscape Theatre’s Easter Spiritual Arts Festival in 2015 and last year Robben Island Bible at the Artscape Arena Theatre, Oratorio of the Forgotten Youth with artists Thembi Mtshali, Mandla Mlangeni, Bo Peterson, Koleka Putuma and 1976 Spirits celebrating youth courage and resilience through mass dance and physical interpretation.

ARTWORKS DATE / TIMEFRAME LOCATION
Ndabamnye no SS Mendi (I became one with SS Mendi) Thu 6th Apr   14:30-15:00 St Georges Mall (towards Shortmarket St and Greenmarket Sq)
Ndabamnye no SS Mendi (I became one with SS Mendi) Sat 8th Apr   12:45-13:00 St Georges Mall (towards Shortmarket St and Greenmarket Sq)