Maggi Fernando graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2014 with a Diploma in Theatre and Performance, majored in Theatre Making. She wrote,directed and performed ‘Happy Birthday to me’ for her final performance. She is also a graduate from Magnet Theatre full time training programme 2010‐2011. During her training at Magnet Theatre she performed in ‘Children and the Bees’ directed by Mark Fleishman,‘Amanazo’thando’ directed by Mandla Mbothwe and redirected by Faniswa Yisa and ‘Subliminal’ by Lean Hershler. She was an Expanded Public Work Project intern at Magnet Theatre 2015-2016.She recently wrote and directed ‘(un)locked?’ performed at the Obz Family Festival 2016. Currently she is a fieldworker for Magnet Theatre’s Culture Gangs. Her passion is working with children and is very involved with her community. Maggi is a Culture Gangs Facilitator in Mannenberg, Overcome Heights, Capricorn Park and Retreat.