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Semakaleng Osopeng


Nickname: 'WonderBear'

Soar higher than the birds.

Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born in Soweto South Africa

Semakaleng is a Freelance Actor, Presenter, Emcee, aspiring Social Entrepreneur as well as Radio Host. She began performing professionally at the age of 9 competing in the National Eisteddfod Academy of South Africa - Dikonokono Festival. After completing Matric in the year 2007 Semakaleng went on to study Theatre and Performance Skills at the Market Theatre Acting Laboratory, where she was taught by the likes of Daniel Robbertse, Irene Stephanou, Xoli Norman, Warona Seane and many more.She then graduated and went on to work as a Field Worker for the Market Theatre Foundation as well as a Resident Writer under the wings of the Doen Foundation. Semakaleng then went on to intern for regional radio station YFM where she obtained a certificate in Radio Broadcasting in the year 2012 from the YFM Y Academy, which is a intense hands, on the job method of learning while gaining all the necessary skills and knowledge.She has also wrote and produced a stage play "My Elements" which was funded by the National Arts Council of South Africa and was staged at the main stage of the Soweto Theatre. Semakaleng currently works for HDI Youth Marketeers as a Actor/ Presenter. She has acted in productions like "A Festive Tale" for Eastgate Mall, Fireman Sam and has done corporate theatre in schools in South Africa for numerous campaigns ,representing brands such as Pick It Up, Sasol, Prima Toys, Eskom, Dettol,Mama Magic Baby Expo as well as SAB. Semakaleng continues to reach for the stars as she pursues her career in radio,acting for stage, film and TV. She is currently a Natural Beauty Model for Nimue Skin Technology.She represents the Hyper pigmentation Range and the print advert can be found in Cosmopolitan Magazine, Glamour, Destiny magazines. She also starred in a pilot for a tv series under construction called "The Crossing SA" which can be viewed online.

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The Crossing SA TV Series

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Professional details

Current Position(s)

Actor/ Presenter | Entertainment | HDI Youth Marketeers
Johannesburg, South Africa | March 2013 - present

Arts, Culture and Entertainment

Make Magic through acting while driving the Brand message through edutainment.

Previous Position(s)

Workshop Facilitator/ Buzz Leader | Education | Buzz - Drama, Dance, Singing
Johannesburg, South Africa | November 2016 - October 2017

Arts, Culture and Entertainment

Run and facilitate Buzz workshops. Teach kids Buzz material which help to boost the child's confidence through dance, singing and drama.

Educational history


Willowmead High School, Johannesburg, South Africa (2007)


The Market Theatre Acting Laboratory

Johannesburg, South Africa | January 2009 - December 2010

Certificate in Theatre and Performance Skills - Performance

Completed Training in the Following courses:

Story Telling
Script Editing
Design and Visual Literacy
Text Interpretation
Contemporary Performance
Production and Stage Management
Theatre and Life


Shortlist and nomination

Best Community Theatre Production | 2009

Semakaleng was casted in a one act play called "Fruit" which is written and directed by Paul Noko. Fruit won first place in the Alternative Spaces Festival 2009 and was nominated in the Naledi Theatre Awards as Best Community Production in the year 2009.

media exposure

30 Seconds To Fame TV Show | 2000

Performed a Solo Dance piece on the 30 Seconds to Fame show which use to air on SABC3 with Kenny Maistry as presenter on the show.

Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Destiny Magazines | 2013

Print Advert Model for Nimue Skin Technology in the above mentioned magazines. Face is also used in the Nimue Skin Care app which can be downloaded online.

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