Interview with Didintle Khunou

An Interview

by Shameelah Khan

 

Didintle is formally trained and holds experience as a screen and stage actor, voice actor and as a session vocalist. She has had numerous television appearances, the most recent being the third season of Mamello – a Sotho drama currently airing on SABC2, directed by SAFTA award-winning director Zuko Nodada. She played lead in an adaptation of Yerma, a stage play written by Federico Garcia Lorca, directed by award winning actor and playwright, Rajesh Gopie. She’s performed in Bertolt Brecht’s epic play, The Caucassian Chalk Circle, directed by Lebogang Motaung. She’s sang and danced in a children’s musical, A Year With Frog and Toad which was nominated for Best Play for Young Audiences at The Naledi Theatre Awards. Her most recent work was playing Jojo in ANDCo’s adaptation of Suessical Jr. at RedHill Arts Festival in Johannesburg. Didintle is currently creating her own content through her production company, Satori Visions.


​Didintle is a Wits School of Arts graduate, having obtained a BA Honours Degree in Dramatic Arts. She’s trained at ActorWize, a professional acting course for film and TV facilitated by respected teacher, actor and director, Rajesh Gopie. She has also trained at Indigo View Advanced Actors Academy, founded and driven by one of South Africa’s best directors and acting coaches, Steven Feinstein, facilitated by award winning veteran actors, directors, casting directors such as Sylvaine Strike, Pamela Nomvete, Fiona Ramsey, Greg Homman, Craig Morris, Louise Saint Claire, Craig Friemond and Christa Schamberger. Didintle has trained at the Duma Ndlovu Academy which is facilitated by the highly established producer and director of Word Of Mouth Productions, Duma Ndlovu. She is currently training in the Indigo View Actor’s Summer Programme. Didintle strives for excellence and is committed to her growth as a performer. She is constantly finding new ways and platforms to expand her skill set.

​Talented, determined and industrious, Didintle looks forward to feature in successful South African productions in film, TV and theatre. Her main mission is to use her artistic agency to collaborate with artists all over the world to produce art that is educational, spiritually uplifting, displays honest representations of the human condition and inspires mankind to move toward a place of healing and spiritual progression.

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