Acclaimed actress and Khayelitsha resident performs in a new play by award winning writer Nadia Davids hot off its premiere at the National Arts Festival. Faniswa joined The Mothertongue Project in 2001-2004 and co-created and performed in Beading My Soul, and Uhambo The space of dreams with The Mothertongue Project. Her stage credits include Madiba Magic, The Vagina Monologues, The Suitcase, Madeia, Orfeus, Every year everyday I am walking, and Ingcwaba lendoda lisecan’kwendlela, Inxeba lomphilisi which she co-directed with Mandla Mbothwe. She has performed in numerous countries and was awarded a Best Actress award at Aardklop in 2009. Yisa directed Cantico, which was choreographed and performed by Jazzart in 2011, and was one of the directors in a Remix collaboration with a UK ensemble, Boundless.