Makambe K Simamba
Makambe K Simamba is a Dora Award-winning playwright and actor for her solo work, Our Fathers, Sons, Lovers and Little Brothers (b current performing arts). She recently co-directed inVISIBLE (Too) at the University of Lethbridge. Selected acting credits include Winners and Losers (Chromatic Theatre); A Chitenge Story (Handsome Alice); GIANT (Ghost River Theatre); Bea (Sage Theatre); SIA (Pyretic Productions); inVISIBLE (Handsome Alice); Burn Your Maps (Cinelou Films); Grand Army (Netflix); and Young Drunk Punk (Citytv). Makambe is a national award-winning playwright whose work includes Our Fathers, Sons, Lovers and Little Brothers, A Chitenge Story, Makambe Speaks, MUD and The Drum Major Instinct. She is the 2020/21 Urjo Kareda Artist in Residence at Tarragon Theatre. Makambe is a proud Zambian whose intention is to be of service through her ability to tell stories.