The local actress and model who made it in Mzansi’s pulsating media industry is one of the best talents to ever make it outside the country. She is passionate about her craft and moved mountains to e where she is today. After Sharon Seno made her mark on Muvhango Soapie, we were enthralled to see yet another talent from Muvhango representing the country.
Angela Atlang, also known as Itsing Motsamai, joined Muvhango last year as the estranged sister of James Motsamai on the show. Her role brought drama and dispute between her and his brother as she was always in trouble. However, she was nailing her character and we love how she brought the Itsing character. Atlang has immensely grown into her character and has become one of the most beautiful yet talented actresses.
She explained in an Interview with Yaza that before becoming an actress she was mostly known as a model. Though she had a desire for acting, she took time before she tapped into acting
“I am mostly known through my modeling career as I have been in several commercial ads and music videos back in Botswana. Many people are fond of me as a model, and only a select few know me as an actress. My journey into acting actually started at a young age, that's when I spotted my fellow schoolmates rehearsing for a play, at Tawana Primary School. They were getting ready for some drama competitions. That sparked an interest in me but I never really gave myself a chance to nurture it. I was only 10 years old at the time."
Like many other people who want to make as in the world of acting, she also encountered challenges and she managed to defy odds. She landed a role in Muvhango after a series of auditions, where she said she had to wait for at least 3 years. She waited without hesitation until she made it to where she is today.
“My journey into the entertainment industry has been bittersweet, in general, counting modeling, because there's not a lot of opportunities and not much you can make out of it back at home unless you try your luck outside the country, but in regards to acting, it's been smooth. I always kept myself busy back at school with productions both in and outside school and immediately after I graduated in 2018 I came across the Muvhango auditions and I made it through, though I had to wait 3 years for me to finally be here.”
The one thing about her is that she is not just a splendor, but she also has a heart for the needy which she expresses through giving food to them.
“This past Sunday I gave my new initiative 'The Angela Atlang Foundation' a kick start with the very first project under it called 'Bites of Love'. The goal was to feed at least 300 people in the streets of Joburg and I must say it went pretty well, thanks to the team. Here is to more projects to come, ones that will promote love, hope, and inspiration,” she said in her Instagram post.