Who’s Upstairs: Tamith Hattingh

LYN_0179-EditTamith Hattingh is a Cape Town based actress. She can be seen in Mother City Sketch at Alexander Upstairs from the 16th to 18th of July

Home town?
As of 6 months ago, Cape Town. Previously, Pretoria.

Tell us a little more about your show?
A whirl wind of hilarious characters and scenes. Mother City Sketch show takes the normal and turns it on its head.

And what’s next on the cards for you?
More theatre, more film, more…

And the project you’re dreaming of?
A sketch web series/TV show.

How did you get into theatre?
Studied drama and have been working in the industry ever since.

Favorite spot in Cape Town (besides Alexander Bar, obviously)?
Oh so many! Hudsons burger joint, Once, Aces and spades.

What excites you about theatre?
The live aspect … you get one shot , no retakes.

Dinner with any two figures from history: who would you invite and what would you serve them?
Nelson Mandela & Freddie Mercury – Pesto pasta and lots of wine (I’m not a good cook)

What mistakes have you made and learned the most from?
Not taking full advantage of opportunities and doubting myself … this is changing and I am getting better at it with age

What do you think people should be talking about?
Cat videos.