The South African Guild of Actors (SAGA) is a powerful, unified voice for actors in the film, television, stage, commercial and corporate sectors in South Africa. The Guild exists to promote professionalism in the performance industry, and to protect and enhance actors' working conditions, compensation and benefits.

Ashley Dowds

Vice Secretary
Ashley Dowds

Ashley Dowds started out in Durban, with The Playhouse theatre (NAPAC) as an ad hoc Loft Company member.  He moved to Johannesburg in the late nineties and into TV as a continuity presenter on SABC, as well as shows such as LifeStyle Matters, Going Nowhere Slowly and the Home Channel design show. He currently works as an actor on stage, in TV and Film, and as a commercial voice artist.

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