No English, no problem for Congolese-born actor

THE DREAM: Actor Rashidi Edward on stage at the Dunstan Playhouse in Adelaide performing as part of the State Theatre Company’s Macbeth. Picture: CHRIS HERZFELD

FROM the high school drama class to Adelaide’s Dunstan Playhouse, former Mount Gambier resident Rashidi Edward has followed his dreams into the spotlight.

As an Adelaide College of the Arts graduate and now member of the State Theatre Company’s creative ensemble, the Congolese-born 24-year-old is living “the dream”.

Rashidi arrived in Mount Gambier with his family in September of 2010 and started his education at Mount Gambier High School shortly after.

He studied English as his second language and admitted the barrier made


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