Originating from the townships of South Africa, ISANGO Ensemble is hailed as "one of the world's greatest lyric theatre companies" by Los Angeles Times critic Mark Swed. Performing in its freshly original and imaginative musical theater style, ISANGO's work brings an intrinsic South Africa interpretation to repertoire encompassing the works of William Shakespeare, contemporary literature, and European classical operas. Having performed on the world's most iconic stages such as the Royal Opera Covent Garden, Shakespeare's Globe and extended runs in London's West End, Young Vic and Mackney Empire, the company has toured the world including America, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and throughout Europe.
Premiered "Treemonisha", the world’s first opera conceived for non-white singers, in France 2022. Touring the US in 2024.