AFDA Cape Town alumni Lemogang Tsipa is making a name for himself as a film actor with the leading role opposite Grant Swanby as ‘Duma’ in Craig Freimond’s highly anticipated feature film, Beyond the River, which opens in South Africa on 28 April 2017. He also played a supporting role in Gavin Hood’s Eye in the Sky in 2015 and Roots in 2016.
Lemogang is known on the South African television screen for his role as ‘Dini Masilela’ in the eKasi+ and e.tv detective drama series Traffic! and as ‘Smiley’ in the SABC1 boxing drama series, JAB. He also had a guest role in Forced Love, a miniseries adapted from Taming of the Shrew and produced by Penguin Films as part of the SABC1 “Shakespeare in Mzansi” strand, a collection of mini-series which contemporise various works of Shakespeare into a South African context.