The Kampala International Theater Festival is a 4-day festival organized each year in partnership between BAYIMBA Foundation and Tebere Arts Foundation as a platform that offers development of professionalism among theater practitioners and broadens access to Theatre by supporting and facilitating the presentation of Theatre productions.

This is achieved through the various workshops, jam sessions, productions and networking sessions that are programmed during the Festival.

The 7th edition is supposed to happen in November 2020 but due to Covid19 and how fast it spreads, we have decided to postpone the physical edition until further notice. We hope that an in-person gathering for our festival can be held again in 2021.

Laura Ekumbo

Laura Ekumbo is an award winning performing artist and writer, the L in LAM Sisterhood, and a contributor to critically acclaimed content for the stage.
Laura has performed poetry, acted, sang, danced, spoken, and hosted events on over 30 stages in 4 countries around the world.

This includes hosting TEDx Youth, and The Vagina Monologues; playing leading roles in productions by The Next Folding Theatre Company, Sitawa Namwalie, Phoenix Players, Story Zetu, STUSU, and JALADA (an award winning production of Ngugi Wa Thiong’o’s Upright Revolution in 7 languages) and more.
You can read Laura’s poetry on

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