Noluthando Lobese Moropa an award winning designer in theatre, television and commercials.She has been nominated on several theatre productions.
She has a fashion design background and was later introduced into the world of Theatre by her Mentor Nadya Cohen (Award winning designer) they have collaborated on many productions at the Market Theatre.
Thando has been to Stockholm Stadsteatear, Sweden as a design apprentice under the mentorship of Charlie Koroly.2008.
She has recently been to the MacDowell Colony (NH) New York, Where she worked on her first project ‘What It Is’ as a visual artist.
Studio X, Johannesburg (GSAPP Columbia University)
Glimmerglass Opera Festival (Cooperstown). New York as an observer.
Bregenz Festspielhaus, Floating stage on the lake Austria as a design Intern.She was one of the artists from‘JHB Massive’ a group of artists from diverse artistic backgrounds that went to showcase at The street festival in Accra,Ghana 2015.
Most of her Theatre work has been staged in different countries like Germany, Austria, United States, Sweden, Amsterdam and London.
She has worked on numerous productions with directors like – James Ngcobo , Neil Coppen , Princess Zinzi Mhongo ,Lindiwe Matshikiza, John Kani , Bobby Heaney ,Vanessa Cooke etc.
Her recent work in Theatre –When Swallows Cry (Costume design),Divas of Kofifi ( Stage/costumes/props design), Tau ( Stage/costumes/props design)The House of Truth
( Stage/Costumes/Props design), Crepuscule (Costume design), Lepatata (Stage design)Colored Museum(Costume design) , Pale Natives (Production design),Animal Farm(Costume design), Cooking with Elisa (Production design) Etc..
She has also done a national television documentary ” Life’s a Stage” behind the scenes project in Theatre – South African Broadcast.
Her work in television includes,Mutual Friends S2,It’s Complicated , Phillips as an Art Director.
Production Design on Brand SA,Laduma fashion designer commercial. Lesedi Fm commercial,DSTV and ECONET.Costume design,SANBS.Etc
She is also working on an Art Installation for the Women’s Living Heritage Monument for 2017.
She also hires out costumes and props to films, theatre and individuals.