> Theatre4Change and Mandisi Shindo

Theatre4Change Therapeutic Theatre is based in Khayelitsha and works with a diverse range of community participants and artists in creating an artistic platform and educational opportunities for young people.  It was established in 2010 by Mandisi Shindo. The Theatre4Change team also includes Thami Mbongo, Andiswa Anthony and Somila Toyi.


Arnold Mandisi Shindo is an actor, writer, director, voice-over artist and dance performer. He is the Artistic Director of Theatre4Change Therapeutic Theatre, and is passionate about helping young people gain the skills for tertiary level education. Shindo obtained his Diploma in Theatre and Performance at the University of Cape Town in 2011, where he majored in Community Theatre making, Contemporary Theatre and Acting. He has written and directed several works for recent Infecting The City Festivals in Cape Town and Mbombela, and is the Outreach Director and Theatre Field Worker for the Baxter Theatre Zabalaza Festival.

Theatre4Change and Mandisi Shindo