Mwenya Kabwe

Theatremaker, Performer, Educator

Mwenya B. Kabwe is a Zambian-born maker of theatre and performance, facilitator of creative processes, a performer, writer, arts educator, and scholar. She holds a PhD from The Centre for Theatre Dance & Performance Studies (CTDPS) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) where she is currently a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Theatre Section.  Her creative practice and research is focused on contemporary African theatre and performance, migration, immersive and site- specific performance work, live art, collaborative and interdisciplinary art making and re-imagining African futures. She has lectured at the UCT Drama Department, Wits School of Arts division of Theatre & Performance, and the Market Theatre Laboratory. She is a co-curator of the Unrehearsed Futures conversation series and a curatorial partner in the OpenScape Network.

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