Thanks to everyone who supported my debut solo comedy show at La Mama Theatre!

You helped make my impossible dream come true.

Images by Darren Gill.


My name is Taku Mbudzi and I love to tell stories — give me a pen, a microphone or a camera and I’ll have something to say. I’m fired up about authentic voices telling their own stories and enjoy using humour to help young people speak up and out for themselves.

I’m constantly re-discovering who I am as an artist. I’m exploring, experimenting and playing, unlocking unexpected joys in my writing life.

I often capture my writing adventures on audio, so tune in to Two Words with Taku, wherever you find your fave podcasts and subscribe to join our podcast community.

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Join award-winning writer, filmmaker and podcaster Taku Mbudzi for a chat about how artists can get support for grant and funding applications around Australia.  Her special guest for this episode is Selene Dudley-Bateman, the Chief Executive Officer of Auspicious Arts Projects, a not-for-profit creative community management organisation. They provide independent artists with a secure and accessible framework to […]

Earshot Host on ABC Radio National

I’m the new host of documentary show Earshot on ABC Radio National, taking over from the phenomenal Miyuki Jokiranta. Our new season, The Other Me, starts next week and we’re bringing you stories of double identities, recently discovered inner-selves and journeys of transformation. It feels surreal writing, producing and presenting on a show like this, […]

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