AMANDA ‘PUGEN’ NCUBE

Tour Manager

Amanda, popularly known as Pugen is a female poet, singer, and linguist enthusiast and script writer. She is also the Tour Manager for Ezimnyama Dance Ensemble. Pugen holds an Honours Degree in Language and Communication from Lupane State University. She has worked with National Arts Council of Zimbabwe as an intern, that was in 2014.She started doing art at primary level where she would recite poems during assembly. She then decided that art is not only a hobby but can be a career and she took it up in 2012. She has won two awards in 2014 during the Inxusa Art Festival and in 2015 during the Zimbabwe Universities Festival at UZ as the best poet. She has two poetry albums to her name and one gospel single. She performs at various events which include weddings, parties, and NGO events.

Goals: I am an aspiring scholar who does research especially in the arts, language and culture sector. My wish is to become a renowned scholar and my research should be taken as reference for those studying art. I would like to open an arts sanctuary for young girls in the near future.