Lance Lightyear

Lance Lightyear, a versatile artist from Cape Town, Mitchells Plain, is celebrated for their diverse talents as a queer performer, vocalist, MC/rapper, composer, wordsmith, and recording artist. They use their art as a tool for societal change, advocating passionately for LGBTQ+ empowerment and liberation. Through music, fashion, and visual arts, they strive to promote the…

Nkosinathi Sangweni

Nkosinathi Sangweni waka Mtshali is a beacon of creativity and talent in dance. With a career spanning 24 years, he has left an indelible mark on the industry. From humble beginnings to international recognition, Nathi’s dedication to his craft shines through in his performances and choreography, earning him numerous accolades.

Yusra Peters

Writer / Director / Producer / Activist / Cape Town Yusra Peters is a film writer, director, producer and activist, born and raised in Hanover Park on the Cape Flats. She believes film has the power to bring awareness and encourage positive change in the world. Yusra has worked in the film industry for five…

Alexia Stramrood

Gaming / Generative AI / Cape Town Born and raised in the vibrant city of Cape Town, South Africa, I am a dedicated video game and interactive media producer, embarking on this creative journey since 2016. My fascination with video games blossomed during my Psychology studies at UCT, where I recognized the stark lack of…

Darion Thorne Adams

Darion Adams (they/them) is a freelance independent artist, dancer, dance educator, choreographer and facilitator, from Manenberg in Cape Town. Their work is currently focused on exploring and giving expression to their queer identity as a person of coloured experience. As a UCT School of Dance and Jazzart Dance Theatre graduate, Darion uses movement as a…

Deidre Samantha Jantjies

Cultural activist Deidre Jantjies is passionate about the historical stories of women. She is the founder of Na Aap Productions, a fully integrated, broad-based production company, screening untold stories of Southern Africa. Deidre has a long history of performing on stage. With these skills, she started writing her own stories, which she adapts into short…

Nadene Mckenzie

Nadene Mckenzie is is a performer, facilitator and aspiring choreographer. She is also a qualified integrated dance teacher, receiving training in Vienna in 2010. She joined Remix Dance Company in 2006. Since then, she has produced exceptional work as a performer, is a differently abled teacher in a wheelchair and has established herself as a…

Robyn-Lee Pretorius

Robyn-Lee Pretorius is a cultural producer, artist and project manager. After more than a decade of experience in the creative sector, harnessing creativity in the production of culture, they founded the With Love The Agency (WLTA) in 2020, an agency that collaborates with artists and organisations to produce creative and cultural projects and events, and…