I am an actress, voice artist, writer and producer known for the web-series Grow. My latest project, Wounds, will be on Magic One(M-Net), which is part of DSTV. South Africa's largest TV Channel platform.
I have tons of improv training , I am well versed in dramatic scripts , and because of my love and training with improv, I also have amazing sense of comedy and timing. This means I would be great at all genres that you have to work with, whether it be for a class scene, a self tape or an audition, I am deeply invested and inspired to get the best in character, story and performance from you and our session.
My native accent is neutral South African.
Reviews and tips are always welcomed and appreciated.
Feel Free to contact me via email @email@example.com or dm me on instagram @mamello.makhetha, if I'm not online, if you would like to schedule a reading beforehand.
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Mamello Makhetha is an actress, voice artist, singer, performance artist, aspiring producer, and writer. As a South African Bilingual actress (most fluently, in English and Sesotho), she has performed both for the screen and the stage. She graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Hons Equivalent Ba in Theatre and Performance with a distinction in Acting (2020). Her training from UCT included but was not limited to voice, movement, physical theatre, butoh, praise poetry, African dance, and actor training. Her music performance education has seen her training as a, voice artist, vocalist, and singer. She has worked with South African stage director and artist Mandla Mbothwe in shows such as In His Quest (2018) and has performed and co-written various iterations of the National Arts Festival Standard Bank Ovation award winning show, Ngvuu Ya Mbegu.(2019).
She has also performed on stages such as the Masambe Theatre at Baxter and the Courtyard Playhouse for shows such as Nasty Womxn by Dara Beth and Raising Sunflowers by Tshegofatso Mabutla. Her latest stage offering, as an actress, is in the VDAY Vagina Monologues staged by The Sugar Daddy Theatre Company and directed by Marlisa Doubell. (2020). This show’s profits all went to the Cape Town based organisation, Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust. Her screen work includes starring in Growing Pains by Katya Abedian. WOMXN by Aimee Jane. 11 various student films. And 2 music videos (Go High Go Low and Wild Ones) by artists Dope Saint Jude and Mwanje. (2020). As a voice artist, she has worked for companies and organisations such as: SARS (2018), Shoprite(2018), Inclusive Education: South Africa and SmartStart South Africa(2019), Makhanda National Arts Festival’s Creative Digital Arts Festival, (2019) and MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet (2020). Her growing writing and producing credits include production assistance work for Liqui-Fruit and musicians Mafikizolo as well as scriptwriting for MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet. (2020). Her awards include: Golden Key International Honour Society, Standard Bank Ovation Award (2019), The Sugar Daddy Theatre Company: 1-minute monologue acting competition, and the 2020 STAND Foundation Satirical Writing Challenge, (2020). She is represented by Authentik Management and Tongue Twisters. Mamello’s aim is to make work centered around the experiences of black womxn in South Africa.