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CANDICE MODISELLE

Candice Modiselle is a young rising star, a multifaceted artist, public speaker, television presenter, actress, radio host, theatre practitioner, lecturer and brand ambassador, born and bred in the City of Johannesburg.

Theatre

In 2017 she completed her Honours, a Bachelor degree in Dramatic Arts- majoring in Dance Theatre and Arts Management with Choreography and Creative Composition as her Research Project. Being a young lady with an immense love for the arts, particularly Drama, she has participated in a number of professional stage productions on both the Wits and Grahamstown National Arts Festival platforms. Candice has also gone on to choreograph a dance theatre production, Unbecoming, which featured at the opening of the Wits Detours Festival. She later choreographed and performed in her solo production- And When You See Him at the SA’s Dirty Laundry Festival in December 2016.

Film and Television

As an actress, the past 7 years have seen her feature as the lead role in two Durban Film Fest Movies produced by Natives At Large and the Youth Filmmaker Project, namely Thato and Bittersweet. In April 2016, Candice Modiselle went on to join the YOTV family as one of its newest presenter additions and was religiously on television screens nationwide daily at 15h30, SABC 1, until she announced her departure on the 1st of June 2018.

Her achievements in the past 3 years have caught the eye of a number of public platforms and gained coverage as a budding artist on the rise, many of which have deemed her the third ‘Modiselle Sister taking over showbiz’. Another career endeavour and achievement was joining the cast of national multi award-winning soapie, Generations The Legacy as the rebellious teenager and best friend to Lesedi Diale, Lerato.

She can currently be seen presenting on variety and lifestyle show, Selimathunzi on SABC1, 19H30 Tuesday, traveling around South Africa, exploring the country’s popular social settings while simultaneously engaging with it’s people.

Candice has also become actively involved in the nurturing of young talents through the classes and workshops she offers at Oncue Interface School of Television and Radio. These act as mentorship and lecture sessions with the aim of shaping aspiring television presenters and radio hosts.

Radio

Candice wrapped up 2017 joining online radio platform, Massiv Metro, as a co-host on The Domino Effect, every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am-12pm. In April 2018 she announced that she would be hosting the weekend breakfast show, Monate Breakfast, alongside DJ Fingers from 6am-9am.

Entrepreneurial Education

She recently starred in the Liberty and Calgro M3 film as the lead, Grace Mogorosi in One Way To Graceland, a film that serves to educate students on financial literacy, earning, saving and spending wisely. The film was show in Ster Kinekor Cinemas throughout the month of May to students under the “Smartbucks Mind Your Moolah” Primestars programme.

Amongst many of the events she’s known to MC, Candice Modiselle also went on to host Forbes Africa’s very first 30Under30 Meet Up which was broadcast live on CNBC Africa.

In her pursuits to inspire an entrepreneurial spirit in young people, she partnered up with the Department of Higher Education and Training, EDHE (Entrepreneurial Development in Higher Education and Training) as well as Youth Empowerment Organisation- Pride Factor, as one of the key ambassadors of the Student Entrepreneurship Week. For a duration of 4 weeks, the key speakers travelled to South African Universities to share their insights as social entrepreneurs, as well as affording students the opportunity to further their desires to start their own businesses by equipping them with the skills and knowledge through short educational presentations curated by Monash University.

She continues to work with a multitude of educational institutions in the form of seminars and workshops to further the grown of SMMEs and the youths access to knowledge on entrepreneurship.

International opportunities

In March 2019, Candice, alongside 3 other recognizable South African Celebrities, competed on multi award-winning International reality show, Come Dine With Me SA which exposed her to international audiences. The show was brilliantly received and she plans to further the relationship she’s built with the UK-based production.

Having partnered with numerous established brands, she considers herself a brand that’s an exemplary youth figure that can also cater to various markets. She believes that though she has many accolades under her belt at a young age, this is only the beginning for her promising career. Candice aims to become a household name whose deeply rooted passions as a multifaceted artist will catapult her to international stages and screens.

Brand Visibility Opportunities

– Constant Event Coverage for SABC Activations and Selimathunzi Weekly Shoots.
– Massiv Metro Outside Broadcasts.
– Workshops: Presenting, Female Empowerment Networking sessions.
– Student Entrepreneurship Roadshow.
– MCing and hosting of events.

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