Philip Luswata

Philip Luswata is founder and director of the Theatre Factory at the National Theatre in Kampala, Uganda. One of Uganda’s top comedians, Philip has taught drama at Makerere University, writes for and appears in the top East African television drama series Makutano Junction and Center 4. He has written, acted in and produced a couple of stage plays, feature films, television commercials and series, radio drama series and plays, one of which, Quiet and We Hear, received considerable play on BBC radio. Philip has been to the Royal Court Theatre Residence in London and also to Sundance Institute Theatre Lab in Utah as an observer. He is one of the 2011 Sundance Institute East Africa lab alumni. Philip boasts the big achievement of being voted one of a hundred personalities of the year 2000 by one of Uganda’s leading dailies the New Vision newspaper. He holds a Diploma in Music, Dance and Drama, a B. A. in Drama, both of Makerere University, and an M.A. Communication Studies of Leeds University, UK. Luswata currently teaches theatre at Kyambogo University in Kampala, Uganda.

Production: Desperate to Fight

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