Sibuyiselo Dwyili FRF Administration Intern 2023/2024

Sbuja Dywili is a published playwright, as well as an award- winning performer who has been seen both on screen and stage. His 2021 play Ganga Nyoko! Inzima Nyoko! published by Junkets Press and in which he performed, won the Zabalaza Festivals’
Best Production, Best Actor and was nominated for three Fleur du Cap Awards, winning Best New Director. He performed in Tsotsi the Musical, Comfort Ye and Buzani Ku Bawo. In 2021, he was invited by Lara Foot of Baxter Theatre, to be under the Masambe Writing Residency, where he was supported to write his second play titled – Ngxi!, under the careful eye of Lara Foot. He holds an Advanced Diploma in Filmmaking, in which he majored in Directing, Screenwriting and Producing. Sbuja had the distinct privilege of being taught Musical Writing by the legendary David Kramer at Baxter Theatre.

He graduated from a series of Filmmaking Workshops hosted by Tomas Films, from which he co-wrote and directed a short film shot with a ‘cell phone’ and garnered praise from the Tomas Films Producers. In 2022, Sbuja received raving reviews for his performance as Can Themba in Dr. Siphiwo Mahala’s one man show, House of Truth, for which Sbuja was nominated in the 58th Fleur du Cap Awards as a Best Actor in a One Man Show. He is excited to join Magnet Theatre as an Administrative Intern and hopes that this opportunity will help shape one of the skills he wants to lead in, producing.