This is a profile piece on Matthews Nontyi, a playwright, writer, actor and poet from Grahamstown. He has won numerous awards in his career, and has been on stages such as the Market Theatre. He has dedicated himself to nurturing the artistic talent of Grahamstown's youth in previously disadantaged areas.
MATTHEWS NONTYI PROFILE
CUE: While most playwrights aspire for fortune and fame, Matthews Nontyi has treaded a different path. Despite gaining recognition for his work, he chooses to remain in Grahamstown, empowering the rural community through the arts.