Charles attended Victoria Primary and High School for primary and secondary education. He then proceeded to the University of Zimbabwe. Due to good academic results he was offered a place in Law School but he turned it down because he wanted to pursue his dream career which was an Honors Degree in Theater Arts and he graduated with a University Book Price for academic Excellency in 2014.
Dave is a prominent Zimbabwean artist with a long and distinguished career on both stage and screen. His wide range of expertise and abilities derive from the more than 30 years he has spent in the creative and cultural industries working as actor, director, creative producer, administrator and social justice activist
Khetani’s career as an actor began under the mentorship of theatre guru Doug Hill in 2009. He has performed as an actor at the Dodoni Amphitheatre in Greece and locally. His performances of note have been as Paradzai in the premiere of The Gods You Have Built, Styles in Sizwe Bansi is Dead, Zachariah in The Blood Knot, Future in The Graduates, Stanley in Run For Your Wife and General Bhemba in Born Free.
Carol was born on the 1st of September 1991 in Masvingo being the last born in a family of four. She started doing stage acting since her days in primary school and was more vibrant during her high school days. She joined the Charles Austin Theatre in 2010 and has featured in most theatrical productions since then. She is also a qualified journalist who graduated with a Media Degree at Midlands State University.
Ngoni is a round artist who started of his arts career as a dancer before becoming a singer and eventually finding his roots in theatre. Ngoni featured in plays such as, The Graduates which was also nominated for Best production NAMA 2017.
Mr Mapfumo is an immigration officer who was born more than 50 years ago in Wedza. Started his acting career in 1994 at ZBC in a play called Garikayi. He also featured in Aron Chiundura Moyo’s Mafuro Manyoro in 1997. From that time he took a sabbatical from acting as he had numerous commitments at work. He resurfaced in 2017 in the film Solo na Mutsai produced by Great Zimbabwe University.
First time on stage. Marayane is an administrator who is largely involved with the technical part of the play.
A Karate instructor who has also found new passion in acting and is also appearing in his first theatre production ever
Kelvin is aged 23 and has worked with the Charles Austin Theatre as a technician since 2013.
Rosemary Zivanai's career as an actress, began in 2013 when she appeared in the short film Tamba Wakachenjera. She then went on to star in Through The Night 1 and 2. She also appeared in Mayaya Nhaka Ndeyani written by NAMA nominated theatre practitioner Charles Munganasa and is a part of the main cast of television series Chikwambo which is currently running on ZBC. She has worked extensively with MY AGE ZIMBABWE Trust, an organisation which advocates for youth rights and agendas.. Her professional duties include make-up artist and production assistant on several television programs
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Charles Austin Theatre
It is Masvingo Province’s only theatre house and Zimbabwe’s third largest, and one of the country’s most vibrant theatre houses with a calendar full of the theatre activities running from the beginning to the end of each year.
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Rooftop Promotions has had an important role in developing and nurturing an indigenous performing arts sector in Zimbabwe. A large number of commercial artists and technical personnel related to theatre and filmmaking have engaged at various levels through Rooftop Promotions