Diep City actress Nozuko Ncayiyane Ntshangase spread out approximately her enterprise struggles in an interview with Actor Spaces. Unlike maximum actresses who both studied Drama or attended AFDA, Nozuko did now no longer obtain any formal education to be an actress.
Speaking to Actor Spaces, Nozuko stated, “I am now no longer officially skilled, I am informally skilled via network theatre. I simply advised a chum of mine that I need to try this factor that we do in Arts and Culture class. Then she advised me approximately a set that I can join. It taught me discipline. It taught me the splendor of making and it taught me to create genuinely and be myself.”
Nozuko stated she become taught a way to act via network theatre, “It is an casual installation however it wishes to be acknowledged due to the fact there's a lot education and it has produced stars. I actually went from network theatre to doing suggests with Edmund Mhlongo and Jerry Pooe”
It took some time for Nozuko to look at some thing apart from appearing and she or he says this become her mother’s concept after she misplaced her task and feared that Nozuko won't recognise any of her dreams.
She went to the University of Kwazulu Natal to look at education. However matters had been aggravating returned domestic due to the fact her mother couldn't have the funds for to pay for her house and educational fees, “I become analyzing however I owed the whole lot. I suppose I become even squatting at res on the time”.
“ I suppose I become 23. I completed matric round 2010 and I best went to the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN) round 2014, this supposed I become four years out of college, appearing round, operating with the playhouse and doing suggests round Durban.
I become farfar from domestic at that time”. And then as destiny might have it, “once I auditioned for Skeem Saam in November 2013, I auditioned for the position of Enhle, which my buddy were given. In the brand new year, I went to UKZN then Skeem Saam known as me after 7 months and I needed to solution my genuine call”.
When Nozuko were given to Joburg, she might ship maximum of her income to her mother returned domestic and she or he says this become now no longer an amazing concept. She quickly fell into the melancholy hole.
“Financially, I did now no longer apprehend plenty of factors. Intellectually, there had been nonetheless plenty of factors I had to study round that. I tousled plenty financially, I made without a doubt awful decisions. I felt like the whole lot that I learnt in excessive college become now no longer part of this”
" Nozuko is now operating via her melancholy and is doing an awful lot better.
“Right now I actually have learnt that it's far part of me and I can't combat it anymore. At that time, I discovered Johannesburg to be very speedy and I become appearing and I didn’t apprehend what to do withinside the enterprise and it become approximately what the enterprise expects you to do and I felt like I did now no longer suit into this enterprise.
I did now no longer need to do what anyone become doing withinside the enterprise. I did now no longer need to wait the ones activities.
My buddy might strive to tug me out of the room to wait the ones activities however it simply driven me right into a darkish entire of melancholy. I felt like I become now no longer doing sufficient and I felt like I did now no longer have route or realize what I become doing.
So emotionally I were given tousled and attempted suicide more than one times, I become now no longer geared up for Johannesburg, I didn’t realize what Johannesburg become going to offer me however I desired to return back here. It become really well worth it though.”
We love this for our Queen and we like her person on Diep City even more. She is actually kicking melancholy’s bottom proper now.
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