Moreblessing Maturure, the Creative Director of FOLK Magazine, is a Zimbabwean/Australian inter-disciplinary artist. As an award-nominated actor across stage and screen, with a wealth of experience in a plethora of fields within the performing arts. Alongside her personal practice, Moreblessing engages in advocacy work as a speaker and consultant seeking to improve the state and nature of representation in Australia’s media and entertainment industries.
Her recent work includes:
THEATRE: A Little Piece of Ash (Jack Rabbit Theatre, KXT Bakehouse)//Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again (House of Sand, Old 505)//Fallen (Sport for Jove, She Said Theatre)// Undertaking, The Bee and the Tree, Like Me, Age of Entitlement, The Way of the Wall (Mongrel Mouth)
SCREEN: (TV)- SeaChange,Deadly Women (FF)- Akoni (WS)- Ang Wilson, Afro Sistahs (SF)- (W)hole, STIGMA, Prelude, Risen, Displaced, I am Black and Beautiful, Searching for Babel, By Morning We Will Know, The Last Men
Her work across literature, stage and screen has including engagements with Playwriting Australia, Australian Theatre for Young People, and Sydney Theatre Company. As an inaugural member of STC’s Emerging Writers Group, she is developing a new work for stage, alongside the internationally successful digital series, 'Afro Sistahs'. Most recently she was part of Carnival of the Bold’s Citizen Writes program, the recipient of the Professional Excellence Award as an Interdisciplinary Artist, has been featured in Vogue Australia, and delivered her debut TEDx Talk in April. She is a proud member of Actors Equity and MEAA’s Equity Diversity Committee.