WHO IS BATHANDWA
Bathandwa Lerato Gumede is a Jazz, Afro Popular and Alternative music artist, songwriter, writer, stage/television actor and model who holds a Music and Drama Performance degree from UKZN and is currently acquiring a second qualification at Wits University.
She has appeared in many different productions on various stages as an actor, singer, narrator and model as well as taking part in Idols SA where she received 4 yeses at her regional audition, with comments like,"A diamond in the rough!" from the judges. Most recently she can be found in television advertisements directed by the likes of Thabang Moleya who directed 'Love Is A Four Letter Word'.
Bathandwa is highly passionate about performance, education and research within the arts and is also very interested in mentoring young women and helping to groom them into confident and influential figures for the next generations through art education, performance art and creative expression.