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Shannon Leibach

Shannon Leibach

Shannon Leibach was born in Johannesburg on the 17th October 1995 and started acting at an early age. Since he was enrolled in school he participated in school concerts, eisteddfods, and toastmasters; winning numerous awards from the age of eight to eighteen.

When Shannon matriculated he knew that acting, MCing and presenting was his passion, he decided to study Theatre and Performance at Wits university from 2014 to 2018. While studying Shannon won a monologue competition hosted by the prestigious IMTA and was flown to New York where he placed 2nd in his age group for monologue, improv, scene, commercial and cold read work.

Not long after that Shannon participated in the annual Presenter Search on 3 competition which is an open audition hosted by SABC 3 for their new Top Billing, Expresso, and Afternoon Express shows. Out of 5000 people Shannon placed 7th narrowly missing out on the coveted top six which all landed SABC contracts but the best was yet to come.

In 2019, with no radio experience, Shannon was handpicked by DJ Fresh to join his brand new radio show on the radio station 947.  Dj Fresh had been one of the judges on Presenter Search on 3 and saw the massive potential he had and knew it was the right time to snatch him up.

Shannon has been a hit on the show with his sharp humor and down to earth nature that Joburg has come to adore. Shannon has worked with brands such as Vodacom and Samsung and lately you can see him rocking the DJ decks at a club near you as he is thoroughly addicted to any type of entertainment.

For bookings or more information on Shannon, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Lwazi Mkhize

Lwazi Mkhize

Lwazi Mkhize is a performance artist born and raised in KZN now living in Johannesburg.

Throughout his career he has acted in various theatre productions and on camera commercials, and is a well-established voice over artist. He has worked in the industry for over 10 years, and has done voices for some prolific South African and international companies, some highlights include: Nedbank, Shell UK, McDonalds, Nandos, Alexander Forbes, Telkom, Protex, Orange Africa, Miller, Supersport, MTN's 2010 World Cup build up Series "My Beautiful Game" and is currently the voice of MiWay and Lexus. He takes great pride in being able to take direction and the reach the desired performance the client is after.

For bookings or more information on Lwazi, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Andile Mngadi

Andile Mngadi

Andile is a voice over artist extraordinaire - known for his incredible energy behind the mic, his creative efforts in bringing a script to life, his versatility with delivery styles - Andile enjoys leaving each of his clients feeling like they’ve received “a whole lot more” from him, when he walks out the booth.

With an education from the Durban Institute of Technology where he obtained a National Diploma in Drama, Andile has since worked as an actor in theatre, corporate theatre, TV commercials, television and film. He has also worked as a casting director for television and television commercials.

For bookings or more information on Andile, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Kuhle Nkosi

Kuhle Nkosi

Kuhle is an AFDA graduate (The South African School of Film, Television and Dramatic Art) and received his degree in Directing, Producing and Writing in 2007. Since graduating he has built up various other experiences within the entertainment industry, working as a sport researcher for the SABC, the 2008 Olympic Games and the Confederation Cup in 2009. Kuhle has also worked as a casting director for television commercials.

He has also worked behind the scenes in Johannesburg’s Hip Hop scene with multiple live events and by providing content and consultancy for some of the top promotors in the city. Some highlights include various shoots and live events for

Slum Village, Blu & Exile, Vast Air of Cannibal Ox, People Under The Stairs, Skyzoo, Planet Asia and Ras Kass.

Kuhle has also featured as an actor in various top brand television commercials, most recently in an international Jameson TV commercial directed by Anthony Mandler. (Jay Z, Usher, Rihanna, Justin Bieber)

Kuhle’s radio experience has seen him co-host an adult talk show segment called ‘Adulting’ on Power DM with Khomotso Moloto and Pabi Moloi.

Over the last ten years, Kuhle has become extremely popular as a voice over artist; recording countless commercials for television, radio and online, Kuhle has been the brand voice for SABC 1 and the station voice for KFM and Cape Talk Radio.

For bookings or more information on Kuhle, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Siya Ngxambuza

Siya Ngxambuza

Siya Ngxambuza is a copywriter, voice-over artist and published poet who has a passion for animation and writing children’s books.

Before her work as a voice-over artist, she is a journalism graduate that branched into broadcast media and worked as a news anchor for community radio stations such as Rainbow FM and Chai FM.

She made her acting debut in a children’s theatre production in 2016 and an appearance in the South African film Red Cargo. With over five years of experience behind the mic, her bubbly and quirky personality adds to each delivery.

For bookings or more information on Siya, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Kuthula Siboto

Kuthula Siboto

KuthulakweNkosi “Katt Daddy” Siboto is a 29-year-old musician and voice over artist from kuQumbu in the Eastern Cape. He is the youngest of 4 children and grew up in Port Elizabeth. He left Port Elizabeth when he was 19 to pursue music in Cape Town where he spent 4 years working in retail, being a waiter, a bartender and selling clothes to fund his career as rapper “Katt Daddy”. He then met his partner, Yoza Mnyanda, and together they started a music duo called “Darkie Fiction”, making music influenced by Kwaito, Afro-funk, Neo-soul and Hip-Hop.

While in Cape Town he was introduced to voice overs, this changed the course of his life. In his last year there, Kuthula, got his first big voice over opportunity. In 2018, He decided to use his earnings to move to Johannesburg with his partner to take their music career further.He is now a father to a beautiful baby girl, his music career is still on the rise and his voice has graced many stages, tv channels and radio stations.

For bookings or more information on Kuthula, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Thabisile Thabang Dlamini

Thabisile Thabang Dlamini

Thabisile Thabang Dlamini is an experienced voice-over artist, a creative writer & content producer and an aspiring musician. Her voice-over portfolio boasts an array of productions of radio dramas, commercials, public service announcements, promos for radio and television, corporate videos and podcasts.

Thabisile also has experience as a stage actor. After 2 years of training at the South African State Theatre in 2011 – 2012 she was in a musical as part of the Rain Of Art festival at the State Theatre; “My Richest Yard” directed by Ayanda Sithebe.

At only age 20 and still a 2nd year Media student she already had her byline in a national youth magazine with a monthly circulation of 600 000 copies; loveLife’s own UNCUT Magazine. She worked with UNCUT for three years being part of the editorial team and then began producing radio content for loveLife (the largest and most recognised youth HIV prevention NGO in South Africa). The content was translated and broadcast in all eleven official South African languages on all the nine African language radio stations of the SABC (South African Broadcasting Commission) and community radio stations across all nine provinces of the country.

2009 was a giant leap into digital media. Together with a New Media Consultant from New York City, Thabisile produced a first in South Africa - a youth mobile social network dedicated to social change, namely www.mymsta.mobi which has since been re-launched into www.ilovelife.mobi. This was also the year Thabisile worked with the HIV/Aids & Media Project, the journalism department at the University of Witwatersrand and the Perinatal HIV Research Unit; where she wrote a series of articles on "Fatherhood and Aids" after her father passed away from Aids in 2008. The articles focused not only on her personal story, she interviewed many other HIV positive fathers and their children. In 2012 the series was published and released internationally in a book called Uncovering Men: Rewriting Masculinity and Health in South Africa.

Thabisile currently writes for FunDza Literacy; her short stories are published by FunDza on the FunDza mobile app which is aimed at delivering good literature to young people who would otherwise not have access to it – thus encouraging a culture of reading in young South Africans. The stories address social ills and issues that young people face and are written not only to entertain but also to educate, guide and expand young minds.

She is currently working on her debut album, a unique sound fusing indigenous African instruments with poetry and pop. It’s set to be a first in the world promising to be a special work of art focused on healing the emotional body – a must for audiences who prefer to go deep.

Thabisile is a vibrant young woman with special gifts and a character that promises to keep her where her gifts will lead her to. She’s experienced and professional; clients who’ve booked Thabisile are always amazed at how well she takes direction and how articulate she is in both English and isiZulu. Her writing experience makes her very good at interpreting scripts, thus her delivery is always well executed. Thabisile Thabang Dlamini is one of a kind.

For bookings or more information on Thabisile, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Thabisile Thabang Dlamini - Zulu Huggies (Bathing_podcast) Showcase
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Noms Hlongwe

Noms Hlongwe

Noms is born and bred from KZN, Richards Bay. She is fluent in both English and Zulu.

Noms’ broadcasting career started in 2010 when she began studying Media Studies and worked as a volunteer at neighbouring community radio stations In Meadowlands JHB. In 2011, she majored in Sound Engineering, continuing for three years and graduated in 2014.

Currently Noms works as a sound engineer for a Gauteng based radio station, often also recording voice overs for radio ads and even sometimes works as a copy writer.

Noms’ VO career comes mostly from Engineering VOs over the years, participating in radio station campaigns, gaining experience and broadcasting exposure from all media houses she’s been fortunate to work with.

Outside of been an engineers, voice artist and writer, Noms is the Director of a non profit organisation for mental health awareness and community care services.

Noms’ other hobbies include enjoying being a home taught cook and a blogger for healthy skin and general health.

For bookings or more information on Noms, please get in contact with an agent at Owen S. Management on 011 483 0940 / [email protected].

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Solo Langa

Solo Langa

Solo Ntsizwa Ka Mthimkhulu (Zothile Langa), one of three children, was born and raised in Diepkloof, Soweto. Having written music for 15 years, he was known as a rapper and performer throughout his high school years. Solo finished high school in 2005 and went on to study Accounting at the University of Johannesburg. He did not finish his degree because he chose to persue a career in music.

The centre of his music is the art of story-telling and creating a visual picture. His first offering was in 2011, with an E.P. entitled ‘No Shades of Grey’ which received a review of 4/5 in Hype magazine. In 2012 he came out with his first single and music video entitled ‘Bad’ and later on that year went onto sign a recording deal with Grey Dreaming under Kabomo Vilakazi.

In 2013 Solo released two more singles ‘Star Dust’ and ‘The Frolic’ which feature on his debut studio album, ‘.Dreams.A.Plenty.’. In January 2014, he released the remix to ‘Star Dust’ which features Tumi from the Volume and Proverb, which also features on the album. ‘.Dreams.A.Plenty.’ was released on the 4th April 2014 and can be found in music retail stores as well as iTunes. Hype Magazine gave this album a stellar review and awarded it 4.5/5 in June 2014.

Solo also won the coverted ‘Best New Comer Award’ for 2014 at the SA Hip Hop Awards in December 2014.

In 2015, Solo released the 1st Single off his sophomore album, ‘Dreams.B.Plenty’, entitled ‘Overtime’. ‘.Dreams.B.Plenty.’ is the first album that Solo released under his own record label, ‘1988 Music (Pty) Ltd’.

Solo was also roped in by the car brand, Jeep to write and record a theme song for their 2015 release, Jeep Renegade. This campaign assisted in the car being the highest selling model for Jeep in 2015.

Solo released a joined album with label mate, Buks under the banner of BETR GANG in November 2015. The album was called ‘We Need A Title’ and was distributed on their website www.betrgang.com. Fans were given the opportunity to purchase the album at any amount they wanted.

BETR GANG won the ‘Jameson Indie Grant Challenge’ in 2016, which saw them receive a grant of R100 000 to shoot a music video for their single, ‘The Heist’. The music video was released on the 5 August 2016.

On the 16th September 2016, Solo released his sophomore album, ‘.Dreams.B.Plenty.’ under his label, ‘1988 Music’. The album features great artists like Kabomo, Ziyon, Spoek Mathambo, Lilly Million and more. This art piece also features renowned South African actors like Tumisho Masha, Fulu Mugovhani (SAFTA Award Winner for Best Lead Actress 2016), Altovise Lawrence, Richard Lukunku, Neo Ntlatleng, Tango Ncetezo and Mpume Mayiyane.

The stand out single, ‘Jubilee No Ligamo’ climbed all the way to number 11 on the Kaya FM top 40. On the 5th November 2017, Solo alongside his partner Dineo Moeketsi won the ‘Most Stylish Couple’ award at the 2017 SA Style awards. This came as no surprise after the self-proclaimed ‘Dapper Rapper’ won the ‘Best Dressed Man’ of the night the year before at the GQ Man style awards and multiple style features in their print magazine over the past 3 years. Solo’s love and passion for music has always shown through the work he puts out to his audience, on the 8th December 2017, ‘Solo and The BETR Gang’ announced the release of their second album ‘Tour Dates’. This concept album which was released on 3 January 2018, is a collaboration project, that sees Solo & The BETR Gang team up with 14 phenomenal features in SA Hip Hop.

The album is structured in the same way that a nationwide tour would be set up. Each song on the project represents a city in South Africa. All the regions are also represented by a feature from an artist, who originate from said places. This further reinforces the tour concept. Solo & The BETR Gang went on to create a never done before, 8-week residency at the AGOG Gallery in Maboneng and have not disappointed by putting on a brand-new show every week featuring special guests from the album as well as other industry heavyweights.

At the Grand Finale of their residency, Solo and The BETR Gang announced their new EP titled ‘des DATES de TOURNEE’ (Tour Dates - France Edition), which is the 3rd offering from the digital hip hop band. The 5 track EP was released digitally on Friday, 08 June 2018. The band then went on to announce their 3-city France Tour to promote the EP, they performed in Bordeaux, Nantes and Paris from the 18 June – 30 June 2018.

On the 5th October 2018, Solo and The BETR Gang released their new project, ‘Tour Dates Deluxe’ which featured 5 new tracks with 7 additional artists. The launch of their deluxe album was also the launch for their nationwide tour, which would see them performing in different regions with the artists who champion that region as headliners on the ‘Tour Dates for Tour Dates’ Tour.

In October 2018, Solo was named as number 4 in the Top 10 Best Dressed Males of 2018 by GQ Magazine.

For bookings or more information on Solo, please, get in contact with an agent at Owen S. Management on 011 483 0940 / [email protected] 

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Sylvaine Strike – CPT

Sylvaine Strike - CPT

Sylvaine Strike trained at the University of Cape Town Drama School and going on to specialise at the world renowned Ecole Jacques Lecoq, Paris; Sylvaine’s career has always  sustained a balance between theatre, television and film.

Acting: 

A versatile actress, equally comfortable in both comedic and dramatic genres, Sylvaine Strike’s television career was launched in 1995, when she played teenager Frankie Dwyer in the sensationally progressive South African sitcom Suburban Bliss. A few career highlights include roles in: District 9 (2009), Spud (2010), Black Sails (2016), Those Who Can't (2016), An Act of Defiance (2017.)

Voice Work: 

Sylvaine Strike continues to be hugely successful as a voice-over artist. Always in demand, clients seem repeatedly captivated by Sylvaine's ability to deliver complete originality to any script. Sylvaine's impressive range of local and international accents, her capacity to perform various delivery styles and her natural ability to collaborate with directors and clients is more reason why Sylvaine has become known as one of South Africa’s finest voice-over artists. Sylvaine is fluent in English, French and Afrikaans.

Theatre Acting & Directing: 

Sylvaine's break-through role, in theatre, earning her a best Actress VITA Award in Shopping and Fu***ing by Mark Ravenhill, directed by Yaël Farber for the Market Theatre in 1998.

Known for her unique signature brand in both devising and directing theatre, Sylvaine has moved hearts and minds as a post-apartheid theatre artist since 2000.  Her first break-through made an impact when she directed and co-devised the runaway success Baobabs Don’t Grow Here recipient of a Total Theatre Award at the Edinburgh Fringe 2002. Critically acclaimed work continued to follow, earning her a list of award winning productions including: Black and Blue; The Travellers; Coupé; The Butcher Brothers detect an intruder in the home; The Table; Tobacco; CARGO: Precious; Agreed; Eclipsed and Dop.

As artistic director of the Fortune Cookie Theatre Company, Sylvaine expanded her repertoire to direct and reimagine theatre classics for contemporary South African audiences. This included The Miser and Tartuffe by Molière; Curse of the Starving Class by Sam Shepard, and most recently her highly acclaimed direction of Endgame by Samuel Beckett for the Baxter Theatre.

Accolades: 

Sylvaine was made a Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government on the 28th March 2019, and is the recipient of the Naledi Award for Best Director in 2012 (The Miser) and Fleur Du Cap Best Director 2018 (Endgame). She has devised and developed over 12 new South African plays and is a familiar face on SA television, winning the SAFTA (South African Film and Television Award) for Best Supporting Actress in a comedy in 2017 for her role in the acclaimed series Those Who Can’t.

For bookings or more information on Sylvaine, please, get in contact with an agent at Owen S. Management on 011 483 0940/[email protected] 

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