Asiimwe Deborah Gkashugi

Deborah Asiimwe was born in Kiruhura, in South WesternUganda. She is an award winning playwright, producer and performer. Currently aco-curator of the Kampala International Theatre Festival; Asiimwe has workedwith Sundance Institute leading its initiative in East Africa. She received aB. A. in Theatre and Performing Arts from Makerere University and an M.F.A. inWriting for Performance from the California Institute of the Arts. Asiimwe’srecent plays include Will smith LookAlike, Forgotten World, Cooking Oil, Appointment with gOD, Un-entitledto mention but a few. In 2015 Asiimwe became a writing fellow at the AkademieSchloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany.