Peter Mutanda


Peter Mutanda aka wa-Ndebele is a scriptwriter, author, actor, filmmaker, theatre director and community Theatre for Development (TfD) facilitator. He has facilitated Social Inclusive Participatory Arts Workshops, directed and produced award winning theatre pieces in Africa, Europe and USA. Peter has won numerous awards, ‘The Chain’ (Best Actor and Best Theatre Play, Windybrow Centre for the Arts in Johannesburg SA), ‘Gift’ (Creative Excellence Award, Source Theatre in Washington DC, USA), Afro-Brits Award for Arts and Culture and African Achievers’ Award in the UK. On top of that, Peter is a multi-lingual humanitarian, cultural activist and sociopolitical commentator whose productions raise awareness and echo concerns about sociopolitical maladies faced by disadvantaged people. Through his writings, Mutanda wa-Ndebele also mirrors his upbringing and the experiences he has gone through in his life so far.

Peter Mutanda has published six volumes of poetry with LionheART Publishing House and had his work featured in a German anthology of African writers: Antilopenmond. He has co-authored a series of children's books with Karen Perkins based on Traditional African Folktales.

He is currently working on a number of academic texts about African Development and performing arts.

Please also see his joint listing with Karen Perkins for his Children's books - The African Folktales for Children Series:

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LionheART Publishing House
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