Marcus Mabusela is a trained Actor, Voice Over Artist and MC. Based in Johannesburg, he is a former Information Technology professional, Marcus left the corporate world to pursue a career as an actor. He graduated from The Market Theatre Laboratory in 2013, majoring in performance, theatre making, writing and voice. Marcus is process driven and believes in giving each character he plays its own distinct personality, physical and vocal traits.
On stage, Marcus has worked on productions such as ‘Ketekang’ Directed by James Ngcobo, ‘Tate E tla Gae’ at The Market Theatre Directed by Clive Mathibe, ‘My Children, My Africa’ by Athol Fugard, ‘Poet.O.Type’ at The Joburg Theatre and his own one man show ‘Connection to Home’ which won a best production award at 2016 Goree Island International Arts Festival in Senegal.
As an MC, Marcus has hosted the former President of South Africa, Mr Jacob Zuma and his cabinet ministers at the 2016 annual South African Local Government Association Conference. He does public speaking for different NGO’s.
On screen, he is most known for his on screen acting work as Judas, the lead character on the SABC 1 hit series, ‘Judas Kiss’. He has also played Patrice on Netflix’s ‘Shadow’, Jackon Masiya on ‘7de Laan’, Sibiya on SABC 1’s legal series ‘Goodmen’. He has worked on over 20 Television Commercials.
Marcus voice work includes working on campaigns with companies such as FNB, Discovery, KFC and others.
Marcus is a member of the Independent Producers Organisation (IPO) and The South African Guild of Actors (SAGA). He runs his own Production company called Metric Productions and is also a founding member and share holder of The South African Film Growth Fund.
For bookings or more information on Marcus, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.