07-11 September 2016

Open Book Festival

06-10 September2017

Lwanda Sindaphi

Lwanda Sindaphi

Lwanda Sindaphi is an actor, playwright, theatre director and poet. He started his Theatre career in 2009 debuting at the National Arts festival with Sophumelela Theatre Group. He studied physical theatre and acting at Magnet Theatre under Mark Fleishman and Jenny Reznek. He is a former member of a popular Hip Hop group from Delft D.S.O. His writing has always been influenced by poetry whether it be music or theatre. He was part of New Africa Theatre graduates who created and performed “Finally it rains in the Desert” with Clare Stopford in 2011, he was also part a large cast of “Thabo Mbeki and other nightmares” by Tshepo Wa Mamatu winner of GIPCA young directors bursary 2012-2013. His own work includes “Libethe Lagqitha” a play that was performed at one of the Zabalaza mini festivals in 2012 and “Achilles heel” that was performed at the 2013 Zabalaza Main Festival, “Sins of Others” and “Death the Redeemer “ both plays were staged at the Black Box Theatre and 2013 Zabalaza mini festivals.