Zoliswa Kawe

Gender: Female



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Zoliswa Kawe is a South African actress best known for her role as Kholeka in the second season of the SABC1 drama series Intersexions, in 2013.

She began her career as a dancer under the guidance of elders of the Manyanani workshop at the Nyanga Art Centre in Nyanga East, in the 1980s.

In 1993 she was one of the second group of black actors to be given a contract at Artscape in Cape Town (known then as the Nico Malan), and has worked with several well-known directors including the late Mavis Taylor, Sticks Mdidimba, Nicholas Ellenbogen, Marthinus Basson, Ralph Lawson, Itumeleng wa-Lehulere and Sizwe Msutu, among others.

Zoliswa has acted in numerous theatre productions including Johnny Cockroach, Amaza, Vukani, Storytime at the Baxter, The Benficiary and the 1994 Maynardville production of The Tempest, directed by Patrick Curtis.

She also performed a one-hander show at the Baxter's Ikhwezi Theatre Festival called The Voice of a Mother's Pulse.

She has also worked in theatre and education, teaching Xhosa setworks and Shakespeare at schools in the Western Cape. Currently she directs Ncuthu Mazangwa Productions, a company that works mainly with the youth.

Zoliswa also has an extensive list of television credits with roles in such series as Madam & Eve, Interrogation Room, Going Up Again, Stokvel, Khululeka, Montana, Chandies and Intersexions.

In addition, she has acted in several feature films including My Backyard, Safehouse and master Harold and the Boys.

She resides in Cape Town.

Television Roles


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