Molupe Lepeli

Molupe Lepeli, age 24 years old lives in Kraaifontein, born and bred in Matatiele, KZN. He grew up in Cape Town. He is a poet mostly writes in IsiXhosa and Sesotho and, he began writing when he was in high school inspired by Anele Kose. He is an actor and also writer, member of Light of Life Theatre from kraaifontein; a member of CYPHER (Cape Poetry Hub for Expression and Rhythm) under Lingua Franca Spoken movement.

He won 2nd place poetry slam in Khayamandi Arts and Culture Festival (KACF) October 2016, cape town open book festival poetry slam champion for 2019. Performed ukuwa kwentaba, best of Zabalaza 2019. He was awarded as the best supporting actor zabalaza festival in Baxter Theatre – 16th March 2019. Currently is one of Magnet Theatre trainees.