Emkay Khanyile

Emkay is a Musical Theatre Practitioner & holds a BA (Honours) in Dramatic Arts & Music from the Wits School of Arts.

While at Wits he trained under Gina Shmukler & Adéle Strömbeck in ‘Speech Level Singing,’ & worked closely with Brian Schimmel on various projects. He debuted as a composer & director on a musical called ‘Once Upon a Life,’ at WSOA, 2012.

He was cast in ‘The Lion King’ (West End, London) as a MUFASA Understudy (2015 – 2017) & now plays MUFASA on the International Tour (2018 – present).

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Emkay Khanyile

Emkay is a Musical Theatre Practitioner & holds a BA (Honours) in Dramatic Arts & Music from the Wits School of Arts.

While at Wits he trained under Gina Shmukler & Adéle Strömbeck in ‘Speech Level Singing,’ & worked closely with Brian Schimmel on various projects. He debuted as a composer & director on a musical called ‘Once Upon a Life,’ at WSOA, 2012.

He was cast in ‘The Lion King’ (West End, London) as a MUFASA Understudy (2015 – 2017) & now plays MUFASA on the International Tour (2018 – present).

Find more info here: