Sandile Kamle

Acting Profile
Location: Cape Town | Johannesburg
PRIMARY Language/s:
Xhosa, Basic German
SECONDARY Language/s:
English, Zulu
Height: 168cm
Eyes: Brown
Driver's Licence:
Additional Skills:
Trained Singer / Choral & Classical Music Adjudicator

Sandile Kamle was born in Gugulethu, Cape town in 1994 he was appointed as one of the first members of Cape town Opera CTP. In 1996 he had his debut as a soloist in Porgy and Bess, performing at the Pretoria State Theatre. In 1998 he joined the Cape Town Opera vocal ensemble. In 1999 he began studying opera at UCT opera school and he has performed roles in Gianni Schicchi, Monostatos, Heinrich der Schreiber and Sportin' Life to mention a few.

He continued his involvement with Cape Town Opera as a studio member. He joined DDK in Dec 2000 and from 2001 to 2003 he toured extensively with them, performing in London, Australia, Turkey, United States and Canada doing Don Jose, Lottery Agent, Peachum and Lockit.

In 2004 he worked at Nuremberg State Opera [Germany], returning after a year to rejoin DDK. He is also one of the script translators for the movie uCarmen eKhayelitsha. In 2006 he had his debut as a film actor on the Irish movie Anner House performing the role of Buyile, the village chef, in Crazy Race 4.  In 2007 he played the role of Monostatos in William Kentridge’s The Magic Flute and was one of the FNB 20 Tenors.

In 2006 he directed his first stage show called The Raid, 2009 Zodzetrick in Treemonisha, Theatre la Martinique, Fort de France and he did Sportin’life in Wales, London, Scotland and Cape Town Opera production of Porgy And Bess.  In 2009 he directed his first feature film From Village to City and in 2011 he directed his first opera production of G. Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi.  He is currently the Music Director for the newly formed Township Opera Company and an Adjudicator/Quality Assurer for SASCE and WeCCMA.

In 2019 he toured China with David Ian’s production of EVITA. 


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