UThixo Bongco graduated with her BHons in Drama in 2018 and her BA in Drama and Psychology in 2017 at Rhodes University.Her acting career dates as far as high school where she used to do houseplays alongside Micayla Eretha Fillis.
In her second year of study at Rhodes university, Upile made her debut to the National Art Festival by performing in Thembela Madliki’s production, Nyanga, which won an award for Best production at the Student Theater Festival in 2016. Her other recent work and performances include a reworking of Reza de Wet’s missing, directed by Michelle Mosalakae and Pumla, a devised work directed by Masixole Heshu in the 2016 Young Directors’ season.
Upile uThixo had a leading role on “The Empire Builders”, an audio experience of Boris Vian’s 1959 play. The play was presented by The Market Theatre Lab and the French institute of South Africa performed by Kwasha Theatre Production.
She has a growing interest in the mental and psychological health of black men and wishes to address such issues through performance and drama therapy.
The scandal etv rising star, Upile, is well skilled in report writing, Leadership, Public Speaking, Creative Writing, Acting, Performing Arts, Stage Management, Singing and Poetry.
She has acquired her working experience in acting and directing from KwaSha Theatre Company from February 2020 until today. The theater star was a Drama Teacher at The Diocesan School for Girls (DSG), Grahamstown from January 2019 – May 2019. And she was an Administrative Assistant at UBOM! Eastern Cape Drama Company from March 2017 – July 2018.
She is young, she is focused and vibrant. Her amazing talent and leadership personality is definately taking her places. #GoForWhatYouWant.
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