Free State
Cultural Producers 2023

Jane Mpholo, co-director at the production company Vukallective, is as a professional actor, playwright, producer, dramaturge, performance arts coach and facilitator. She holds a Drama and Theatre Arts Degree from the University of Free State.

Passionate about inclusive education, she collaborates with Provincial Department of Education and tours to schools to educate learners through her shows. Jane has recently joined the world of digital content creation and two of her works were showcased as part of the Vrystaat Kunstefees Snelstroom platform.

Her short film Cleanse won the Ramashwaram International Short Film Competition Award. Other highlights are being chosen as one of top five playwrights for the NATi Jong Sterre programme; a nomination for Kyknet Fiesta’s Best Up-and-Coming Artist, being included in the Mail & Guardian‘s Top 100 list for Women Changing South Africa, and being appointed as a National Arts Council advisory panel member.