Maude Sandham

Maude Sandham works as a physical theatre maker, director, intimacy coordinator and actress in Johannesburg, South Africa. Sandham studied directing and physical performance in Makhanda and Berlin. She has created over 15 original works for the stage and is passionate about auto-ethnographic storytelling, clowning, mask performance, climate focused work, and big joyous public performances. She has toured in Belgium & France with Les Balladins Circus Project, using circus and clowning to engage with refugees and migrants. She is currently working on Kyknet's Binnelanders, and producing her first television series. Most recently she has completed training as an Intimacy Coordinator through Safe Sets via the NFVF & Netflix. 

Maude Sandham's CV


2023 - In Production/Post Production

Intimacy Coordinator - GUARDED - Azania Productions/eVod - Dir: Kay Kgaitsedi (Sc8, 9, 17, 53)

Intimacy Coordinator - BECOMING - Azania Productions/eVod - Dir: Kay Kgaitsedi (Sc6)

Intimacy Coordinator - STOUT - Free Women Films/eVod - Dir: Denny Miller (Ep 21 Sc11)

Actress - BINNELANDERS (2020-2023) - Kyknet - Stark Studios 


Actress - DINA DAGBREEK - Third Law Films, Kyknet - Dir: Adri Britz 

Intimacy Consultant - BE FREE (Music Video - Arcade Content, Desire Marea, Dir: Imraan Christian 


Actress - LEGACY - Tshedza Pictures, Dir: Catherine Cooke, Krijay Govender 


Casting Director - The Casting Studio 

Lecturer - Open Window Institute, Adhoc Lecturer - Voice & Screen 

Director - GO! - Market Theatre Laboratory 

Actress - THE MAURITANIAN - STX Films | Dir. Kevin McDonald 


Actress/Creator - TRACKS - Tour: Johannesburg, Makhanda, Hong Kong, Vietnam