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Artist, Writer

mandla rae


mandla rae (they/them) is a writer and performer from Zimbabwe, raised in London and now based in Manchester. mandla’s first solo show, as british as a watermelon, premiered at Contact Theatre in October 2021 and is currently touring the UK. In May 2022, the show was at Bristol Old Vic with Mayfest and it had its Scottish premier at the Edinburgh International Festival in August 2022. mandla’s writing has been published in Gay Times, Nov 2020 issue and New Landscapes Anthology 2019 from Ohio based Lungs Project.