Aksana Matokazi, a young actress from Brackenfell, has recently made South Africa proud by being selected to represent the country in the World Championships of Performing Arts held in Los Angeles. Her journey to this prestigious event has been a story of hard work, dedication, and passion for her craft. Matokazi’s exceptional talent has earned her a spot in the comedy, drama, and singing categories, showcasing her diverse abilities. Her selection is a testament to the quality of South Africa’s performing arts industry and the potential of its young talents.
Matokazi’s journey began at the age of nine when her father enrolled her in a part-time film school after noticing her bubbly personality and love for performance. Two years later, she joined The Stage Performing Arts Studio in Durbanville, where she has honed her skills for the past seven years. Under the guidance of Yolande Rabe, the principal at the Studio, Matokazi has developed her craft and expanded her artistic horizon.
Passion for Performing
Matokazi’s passion for performing on stage is evident in her every move. She notes that drama provides her with the ability to understand and play different characters and freely explore different narratives. She relishes the new information that she learns and works hard every day to improve her abilities. Matokazi further states that drama impacts her way of thinking as she can apply the knowledge and life skills in her everyday life. The more she performs, the more confident she becomes. Her dedication to her craft is admirable and serves as an inspiration to many young aspiring artists.
Matokazi’s achievements are a source of pride for South Africa and a testament to the potential of its young talents. Her selection to represent the country in the World Championships of Performing Arts is a great accomplishment and an opportunity for her to showcase her skills on a global stage. Matokazi’s commitment to improving her skills and achieving her goals is admirable, and her passion for performing is an inspiration to many. We wish her all the best in her upcoming competition, and we look forward to seeing her shine on the global stage.