WORKSHOP LEADER – KGMOTSO ‘MOMO’ MATSUNYANE
Kgomotso “MoMo” Matsunyane has been a professional actor since 2004. She obtained an Honours Degree in Dramatic Arts from Wits University in 2012, majoring in Performance as well as Film and Television.
MoMo has performed in numerous plays, films and television shows and has subsequently been nominated for several awards including: Best Actress in A Leading Role (Have You Seen Zandile?; Naledi Theatre Awards), Best Supporting Role (Tsotsi The Musical; Fleur Du Cap Awards) as well as Best Supporting Actress (Animal Farm; SA Theatre Magazine Awards). She has won Best Supporting Actress (Ankobia; SA Theatre Magazine Awards), Best Ensemble and Best Production for Young Audiences (Animal Farm; Naledi Theatre Awards) and Best Ensemble for TAU which she co-directed. She has most recently been nominated for two Naledi Theatre Awards for Best Production: Independent Fringe for Unlearn and Dick Or Date? Both produced under her company MoMo Matsunyane Productions in 2019 which she also wrote and starred in.
Matsunyane has also worked on television shows like Thetha Msawawa 2, Dreamworld S1 and 2, Mamello S1, numerous Mzansi Magic films and most recently as a resident sketcher on #Karektas S2 in 2020. Her film work includes a cameo role in Ayanda directed by acclaimed director Sara Blecher and a supporting lead role in The Call, directed by award winning director, Zamo Mkhwanazi. It went on to win the Best International Film at the Rapid Lion International Film Festival in 2018.