The Match

Psychological Thriller • Running Time: 60 mins
Producer: Yasmin Hankel | Director: Allistine Bo Grady | Writer: Tash Futeran | Performed by Tash Futeran, Yasmin Hankel, Allistine Bo Grady & Vash Singh (voice) | with Original Music by Nash Singh

Veronica and Lucy, two actors at very different stages in their careers, find themselves unwittingly trapped in an audition which takes a dark turn they did not expect. The destructive tendencies of human nature are laid bare when these rivals are pushed to their personal, professional and moral breaking point in their obsessive pursuit for success.

The Match is a contemporary tale of rivalry, envy, and humiliation.


Tash Futeran is a versatile theatre and voice actor whose most recent performances were in "TERROR - Your Verdict" directed by Yasmin Hankel, and in "Othello: A Woman's Story", by Adolph de Beer and Regina Malan. She also performed in the "Halfway Inn" directed and written by Alastair Kingon-Daniels. In 2018 she received a CATA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in "Abigail's Party" directed by Lynn Moss. In 2017 she was nominated for her role as Elizabeth Barrett Browning in "The Barretts of Wimpole Street" directed by Barrie Howard. Tash studied Drama through Trinity College London and the Waterfront Theatre College in Cape Town. She is also an avid writer who has obtained a BA Honours in English Language and Literature from the University of South Africa. 

Yasmin Hankel is a daring actor, who is also a savvy producer. Her most recent work includes 2018's "TERROR - Your Verdict" at the Alexander Bar Theatre -  in which she acted, produced and directed.  In 2017  she wrote, produced, directed and acted in "The Water Warrior" which was performed at The Cape Town Fringe Festival. She is also a film actor who recently appeared in the short film, "I'm With You" directed by Dylan Vermaak as well as "A Hero's Counsel" directed by Magnus Taljaard, which was part of the 48 Hour Film Festival. Yasmin obtained a BA in New Media at the University of Cape Town and received the majority of her acting training at Act Cape Town. In 2008 she received the David Marais Memorial Prize for New Media. 

Allistine Bo Grady is a captivating theatre and film actor who has most recently performed at the Alexander Bar Theatre in "TERROR - Your Verdict" directed by Yasmin Hankel, and "Vday 2018: A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, A Prayer" directed by Tamryn Speirs which will have a rerun in March. In 2017 she performed in "21 Lightyears" written by Nicola Hanekom and directed by Tamryn Speirs. Her film and television credits include the short film "Dirty Money" directed by Matthew Kalil (which was also a creative collaboration) and the Kyknet series "Dwaalster" written by Nicola Hanekom. Allistine Studied drama through Trinity College London and Film Acting at ACT Cape Town. She has a background as an assistant drama teacher at ACT Cape Town and she has recently ventured into directing.

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