Bed News

Bed News is an abstract theatre stage play performed by four girls who advocate for women and children. It’s told through the life story of Selloane, a sex worker and activist with a history of abuse. She is on a mission to frame her ex-boyfriend with statutory rape after she learns that he married her former best friend.

  • Ticket Price: R90.00
  • Genre: Theatre
  • Duration (minutes): 60mins
  • Ages: 13
  • Release Date: July 14, 2021 12:30 - August 31, 2021 23:59
  • Language: English and Sesotho

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PRODUCTION CREDITS

Thabo Mabaso: Director

Cast:
Seipati Tsaoane
Thato Moyaki
Palesa Nhlapo
Palesa Mamathu.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Thabo Mabaso graduated in performing arts at Sibikwa Arts Center. He is a partially blind drama instructor and a writer/director from the Eastern Free State. He has acted in feature films, including Mrs Mandela and Skorokoro. Worked as a Facilitator since 2013 with the National Grahamstown Sasol Schools Arts Festival, EPWP Arts in Schools Program and The Young Patriots Program of The National Youth Development Agency in partnership with The Department Of Arts and Culture. A founder of the performing arts organizations such as Brown Coin Art Production in both North West and Free State province, RFM Arts Academy in both Qwa Qwa, Thaba Nchu and Bloemfontein and the CEO of Me4uTalented Studios.

Biography Of Thato Moyaki (Cast Member #1)
Thato Moyaki (an ambassador of Miss Golden Free State) was born on 25 June 1999 in Parys, and moved to Bloemfontein at the age of 5. She started acting and modelling at the age of 10 while in primary school and started to take it more seriously in 2018. She later met with Mr Mabaso who is now her mentor and director in the field of arts. Thato is a pageant and runway model, TV/theatre performer, a modelling facilitator and also an entrepreneur.

She is currently majoring in Agricultural Management at the University Of The Free State.

Biography of Seipati Tsaoane (Cast Member #2)
Seipati Tsaoane was born on 16 June 1994 in Lesotho and relocated to South Africa when she was 4 years old.
Seipati started modelling in 2014 at Mmabana Cultural Centre in the Free State and was a finalist in pageants like Miss Mangaung Metro and Miss Free State. She started acting in 2018 under RFM Arts Academy. She is now hosting events and coaching young girls in modelling and life skills. Seipati is a model, actor, community builder and an aspiring businesswoman.
She studied financial management N5 in 2020 at Motheo TVET College and did IT NQF level 3 end-user computing in 2017 at Siyahluma learning institute.

Biography Of Palesa Mamathu (Cast Member #3)
Palesa was born on 9 August 2000. She is currently a radio presenter at Bergman Square FM in the Free State. She studied drama for three years while in High School. She went for auditions at Talent Africa In 2017 where she got training and received a Certificate. Palesa is currently doing Hospitality at the Boston College in the Free State.

Biography Of Palesa Nhlapo (Cast Member #4)
Palesa is a Patriot of the Department Of Arts and Culture and the National Youth Development Agency.

She has worked at the library since 2019, did modelling with L’vision and was cast as an extra in Etv soapie, Scandal and SABC 1, Generations. Palesa is a singer, actor and librarian. She signed with Me4uTalented Studios Agency. She is currently studying transport and logistics with Intec College in the Free State Bloemfontein.