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Biography/Profile/History Of Zimbabwean born Actress and voice artist Chiedza “Chi” Mhende

chie-2Zimbabwean born actress and voice artist, Chiedza “Chi†Mhende moved to Cape Town in 2006 to study at AFDA – the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and live Performance. She was introduced to Cape Town’s theatre scene as Lady Capulet in a 2010 Artscape production of “Romeo and Julietâ€.chi-mhenda

Other theatre credits include K. Sello Duiker’s “The Quiet Violence of Dreamsâ€, JM Coetzee’s “Waiting for the Barbariansâ€, Titania in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream†(performed at the Grahamstown National Arts Festival in July 2012), “Taming of the Shrewâ€, “The Comedy of Errorsâ€, and “Richard IIIâ€.chi1

Her theatre training extends to Drama Therapy having worked with organisations such as the Bonfire Improv Theatre Company and the Zakheni Arts Therapy Foundation.chiedza-mhende-biography

She is the voice of “Siyaya†and Al Jazeera’s global health series “Lifelinesâ€. Film and Television credits include “Evil in Our Midstâ€, “The Tunnelâ€, “Stokvel 6â€, “Mad Dogs 3â€, and “Love the One You Love†which made its debut at the 2014 Durban International Film Festival.