Kensiwe Mathebula Tshabalala is a trained and experienced South African actress who is excited about being apart of Anansi The Spider one of her first professional productions in the United States. After attaining her degree in Musical Theatre from the Tshwane University of Technology in 2010 she worked in the South African industry as an actor, dancer, singer and choreographer in both theatre and television. Her most recent accolades are the Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards and Naledi Theatre Awards nominations for Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a play, as Cassandra in Christopher Durang’s play ‘Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike’. She recently completed the Acting for Film program at the New York Film Academy and now looks forward to building a career in New York. She is thrilled to be apart of this production that is set in her home continent and gives her the opportunity to entertain and uplift children.