Hope Azeda

Hope Azeda is one of the leading figures in contemporary Rwandan theatre. She is the founder, artistic director and choreographer of Mashirika Creative and Performing Arts, a leading theatre company in Rwanda.  

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Gloria T. Karengera

Gloria T. Karengera is a lawyer by profession with a master’s degree in business and corporate law. Her love for theatre and performing arts has been a constant from back in her earlier school days to her joining Mashirika in 2001. She now enjoys using her skills to organize various theatre productions and events.

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Samuel Kyagambidwa

Samuel has worked in several ranks as a playwright, actor, director, stage/radio and TV producer and manager both with Mashirika and Urunana DC as main employers. He studied music, dance and drama at Makerere University. In his position as production manager for Urunana DC he oversees all production activities, ensures that all production standards are

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Simon Rwema

Simon Rwema is a Rwandan lead dancer, actor, drummer and choreographer. He studied History and Literature which were his stepping stones into performative arts. At Ubumuntu he works as actor, choreographer for contemporary dance as well as workshop coordinator.

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Eunice Kangai

Theatre, Media and Events! These are some of Eunice’s passions. She has experience working in various advertising and event agencies in Kenya and Rwanda, her roles ranging from copywriter to lead event planner. She is skilled in proposal writing, copy writing, script writing, budgeting, media relations, event design, event production and marketing. Eunice Kangai graduated

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Bethsheba Gathoni

Bethsheba Gathoni is a 360 degrees designer, advertiser, marketing and communication specialist. She provides integrated communication solutions designed to help businesses overcome and improve communication challenges while harnessing the abundance of digital media available today.

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Brian Geza

Brian Geza has fourteen years of experience working in the performing arts as a performer, teacher, and choreographer. He has performed on international stages such as Edinburg Festival, FNB Dance Umbrella, and the Africalia Dance Festival. He is the founder and Artistic Director of Zvishamiso Arts, a Mbare based community performing arts troupe, with a

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Megan Lang

Lighting Designer Megan Lang is a lighting designer based in New York City. She spends most of her time designing new plays at tiny New York theaters and old plays at large New York area high schools, but frequently ventures into the world of Broadway special effects as well. She occasionally works outside New York,

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Matt Deely

Matt Deely studied theatre design on the Motley theatre design course London, Assisted designer Carl Tomms on ‘Indian Ink’ and ‘Three Tall Women’, West End, Associate set designer to Stefanos Lazaridis, working on over 20 operas, most notably, ’Lohengrin’ Bayreuth Festival, ’Faust’ Munich, ’Macbeth’ Zurich, ’Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Venice, ’Greek Passion’, ’Wozzeck’ and Wagner’s ’Ring

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RADJABALI Asgar “Bebeto”

Bebeto brings profound technical knowledge to Ubumuntu’s tech department. He has over 18 years of experience as a sound technician and 14 years of experience as tech director for big events. Among them are the FESPAD 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2013, various theatre shows, corporate conferences and international live concerts. He is the owner of

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