Nondumiso Lwazi Msimanga is co-founder of Clockwork HeART (a theatre company). Msimanga’s undergraduate studies were at Rhodes University where she graduated with distinction in Drama. She furthered her interest in academics at Wits University where she completed her Honours and Masters. She has performed a number of times at the National Arts Festival and showcased work at other festivals as a theatre-maker as well as the last FNB Dance Umbrella; for which she also wrote in The Citizen. She is a researcher, writer, director, choreographer, performer and theatre-maker as well as a passionate teacher. She has taught at Wits University and The National School of the Arts where she encourages critical thinking in the physical performance as well as the written reflection in theatre-making processes. She continues to stretch in her verve for theatrical praxis and has spoken at Drama for Life Conference and NAPTOSA conference as well as joining industrious teachers at the Inspired Teachers’ Conference. She is also a Features writer for Classicfeel Magazine and an avid essayist.