Kagiso Mokgadi & Tumi Morake with MC Sjoerd Scott
friends of Trevor Noah
Tumi Morake relocated to Johannesburg from the North West in order to follow her passion for the Arts. The multi-lingual powerhouse studied Drama at Wits from 2000 to 2003 which launched her into her first job travelling with AREPP Theatre Life, a touring educational theatre company, working across South Africa.
After paying her dues on the road, in 2005 Tumi arrived back in Johannesburg with her heart set on making a name for herself in the comedy world. Breaking out in 2006 Tumi is one of the most successful female comedians and highly sort after on the commercial and corporate circuit. She has worked with the likes of David Kau, Mark Lottering, Barry Hilton and Chris Forest on stages such as the Heavyweights Comedy Jam, Blacks Only, Have A Heart, Just Because Comedy Festival, The Tshwane Comedy Festival, The Lifestyle SA Festival and Old Mutual Comedy Encounters.
In 2008 Tumi hosted the 8th Annual Woodstock Festival. Tumi was the only female among the international and local acts at the 2009 Vodacom Funny Festival. A highlight of her career was being a part of the 46664 It’s No Joke Line Up.
Tumi’s television career has encompassed a focus on both acting and writing. Her television credits include roles as; Pabi in Soul Buddies (SABC 1), Persistence in Askies (SABC 2), and Millicent in Izoso Connection (SABC 1.) In 2006 she co-wrote Getting It On which won an award for Best Short at the VUKA! Awards. In 2007 she played a cameo role in the sitcom City Ses’la an award winning SAFTA show. She is part of the team of writers for the SABC sitcom Nomzamo as well as the comedy-drama For Sale (2007.) Her international credits include a supporting role in the international award winning films Jerusalema, Skin and Joburg.
In 2012 Tumi was the fifth host to present Comedy Central Presents… Live at the Parkers. Comedy Central aired Tumi Morake: HERStory, a Stand-up special in 2013. Tumi co-hosted the 8th annual SAFTA’s in 2014. She also began hosting Our Perfect Wedding, a Mzanzi Magic reality show. She hosted the last 13 episodes of season 4 and the first 13 episodes of season 5 before handing over, as is tradition, to the new host.
In 2016 she started hosting a once a week talk show Sipping Tea on Cliff Central, from there Tumi moved onto the breakfast show with Martin Bester on Jacaranda FM in 2017. 2017 was an exciting year for Tumi, seeing her become an ambassador for Jaguar Menlyn and co-hosting the fun variety show Red Cake -not the cooking show on SABC 2. Tumi also landed her own late night talk show on SABC 3 #WTF Tumi & took her stand-up comedy show; Tumi or not Tumi, on the road.
Kagiso KG Mokgadi or just KG as he is affectionately known is the quintessential comedy heavyweight.
Influenced by old-school comedy greats and touted by his colleagues as an up and coming great, this Comics Choice Award winning stand up comedian will have you laughing from deep within your belly. He made his big stage performance at the Joburg Arts Alive Festival in the Comedy Nine-Nine showcase in 2012 and earned rave reviews from the audience members and organizers alike. Since then, he has become one of the most recognisable up and coming comics in South Africa.
His easily relatable material, a minimalist delivery style and great comedic timing has made Kagiso KG Mokgadi a regular and headliner at club, theatre, music festivals and corporate comedy stages around the country.
Some of his performances include The Jive Funny Festival Cape Town and London, Keeping You In Stitches with Riaad Moosa, The Marc Lottering Roadshow, Blacks Only Comedy Show and many more.
Comedy greats David Kau, Nik Rabinowitz and Australian comedian Jim Jefferies have entrusted him to be the opening act for their one man shows.
He has become one of the top acts in South Africa and even though he’s a big guy already, he will be huge one day.
This show runs about 90 mins.
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