Actress, Director, Scriptwriter & Poet (South Africa)

Thishiwe Ziqubu is an actress and writer (for film but also poetry).
She stars as Mandisa in the fifth segment ("Your Move!") of the anthology series Mzansi Love: Kasi Style, in 2012. Her debut as a cinema actress was in 2011 as the lead in MAN ON GROUND by Akin Omotoso - then as a lead again in HER MAJESTY'S BUILDING by Nhlanhla Masondo, in 2012.

Based in Johannesburg, Thishiwe recently graduated from the intensive Acting for Film programme at the Los Angeles Campus of the New York Film Academy.

Also a trained scriptwriter and director, she has written and directed three independent short films, Out Of Luck, Subdued and Between the Lines, the latter of which premiered at the 2011 Durban International Film Festival.

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