Artists

Amanda Tobo

Biographical Information
Height:
1.75m
Hair:
Black
Eyes:
Brown
Languages:
English/ Sotho / Zulu

Biography

Amanda Tobo is an actress, a model and a business woman. After high school she went to Durban University of Technology to study ND in Child and Youth Development. After finishing her studies in DUT, she worked for NPA (Thuthuzela) as a Victim Assistant Officer. Her love for acting landed her to Sibikwa Arts Centre, where she studied Speech & Drama and finished in 2012. She has been a freelance actress ever since. She has performed in various local films, TV, and  theatrical productions.

She loves writing, dancing and singing. She loves public speaking, in DUT she was a Peer Educator. As a child she was involved community plays, sports, and modeling. In  2012 she won Best Actress at the Ishashalazi Theatre Awards, which is the annual awards event which recognizes developing actors, actresses and artists all over Gauteng. She has performed in Soweto Theatre, Market Theatre lab, Grahamstown Arts Festival, K-Cap theatre. She has appeared in Photo Shoot on Etv, directed by Zuko Nodada, Ubambo on Mzansi Magic and a number of industrial theatre plays.

Amanda has toured the country, doing a national anti-drinking campaign in all South African high schools and has visited 900 schools since its inception, joint initiative between SAB and NYDA. Amanda is a project manager in a company called Prosper’s Entertainment which is implementing Drama in high schools around KZN and they work together with the Department of Education (province).

Amanda Tobo has always been interested in writing, directing and educating young people. She writes and directs industrial plays for the Department of Human Settlement (Gauteng). When not on stage or in front of a camera, Amanda works behind the scenes, working for different productions.

 

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