Angella Emurwon

Angella Emurwon is a writer, award-winning playwright, stage director, and screenwriter based in Tororo, Uganda. She has written three radio plays (Blackberry Girls!, 2009; The Cow Needs a Wife, 2010; and Sunflowers Behind a Dirty Fence, 2012), two of which have won BBC Audio Drama Awards. Her first full-length stage play, Strings, received a dramatic reading directed by Rogers Otieno at the 2014 Kampala International Theatre Festival. She is a Sundance Institute East Africa fellow, a member of the 2013 Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, and a Maisha Film Lab screenwriting and youth mentor.

 

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