Nicola Jackman

voice artist
joy catalyst


Nicola is an award-winning performing artist and professional actress with over 20 years experience on stage and screen. She graced our local South African screens in the soapie Isidingo from 1998-2001.

She was also the lead in several Theatre shows like My Zinc Bed & See How They Run and featured in international feature films like Charlie, Global Effect & Clowns.

Nowadays Nicola's performance art reaches thousands with her inspiring theatre show MAfrika, currently touring South Africa.


voice artist

With a wide range of animation characters, a flare for impersonations and a natural gift with accents, Nicola is an international voice artist, livening up commercials, games, documentaries and even apps.

Currently her vocal talents are enjoyed on the SA TV Comedy of 2014 ZANews, where she voices numerous caricatures including Helen Zille, Deborah Patter, Lady Gaga, Yolandie Visser & Charlize Theron.

Click here — for samples of Nicola's voices.


joy catalyst

As a self proclaimed "Joy Catalyst", Nicola is committed to the art of supporting humankind to re-discover their playful, lighter, creative and kind ways of being.

As the founder of The UP — a not for profit with over 65 volunteers actively growing joy — Nicola tours Southern Africa, presenting keynote JOY talks to corporations, delivering joy training to all ages and inspiring folk to step UP and be part of the growing "Joy Movement".

Click here — for a downloadable brochure of Nicola's JOY Work/Play :)

Laughter Workshops

Click here — to book Nicola for your corporation's/school's next event.