Mark Dornford-May Director

Mark is co-founder and Artistic Director of Isango Ensemble.

Born in Yorkshire and brought up in Chester, he has worked in South Africa with members of the company since 2000.

Mark has directed all of Isango’s stage productions: The Mysteries – Yiimimangaliso, The Snow Queen, Der Silbersee, The Beggars Opera- Ibali Loo Tsotsi, Carmen, The Magic Flute – Impempe Yomlingo, A Christmas Carol – iKrismas Kherol, Aesop’s Fables, La Boheme – Abanxaxhi, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists – Izigwili Ezidlakazelayo, Venus and Adonis, uCarmen, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and A Man of Good Hope and produced and directed all its films: uCarmen eKhayelitsha, Son of Man, Unogumbe – Noye’s Fludde and Breathe – Umphefumlo.


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