With his arsenal of humour, intellect and a guitar, Tats is an unrivalled comedic entertainer; be it on stage or television.
Tats Nkonzo is the host of SA’s Got Talent. The show reaches 2.5 million viewers weekly. Such was his success as a first time presenter; SA’s Got Talent was voted Best Reality TV Show in the 2013 Sunday Times Generation Next Survey.
He was a writer and performer on the Emmy nominated satirical show, Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola. He performed the Morale Index, a comedy segment which comments on the country’s morale based on the week’s news.
Based on his on stage material, Tats Nkonzo (along with Nik Rabinowitz) was profiled on CNN’s African Voices, where he was engaged about his use of stand-up comedy as a nation building tool.
A finalist in the first season of So you think you’re funny a hit reality show for stand-up comics; Tats Nkonzo left a lasting impression on judges and producers alike. Such was the impact that, even after elimination (Top 8), he was requested to prepare material as a guest performer in the final round of the competition.
In 2014, up against comedians from the United States of America and the United Kingdom, Tats Nkonzo was selected to compete in Switzerland where he took top honours. He won the competition and was subsequently signed to be managed by one of Europe’s biggest comedy producers, Mick Perrin of Mick Perrin Worldwide.
Tats Nkonzo is privileged is his 5th one man show, having had four very successful national tours in the past 4 years, this production promises to be his best work yet. With a great sense of comfort in his art and who he is in the forever growing & evolving SA Comedy industry he speaks from a premise of honesty about his journey in the entertainment industry & life as South African with some privileges that some do not necessarily get to enjoy.
What: Tats Nkonzo is Privileged
Where: South African State theatre(Rendezvous theatre)
When: June 11th 2016
Tickets: R100 at computicket http://online.computicket.com/web/event/tshwane_comedy_night/1037110763/0/72897526