Regional Residency

7th REGIONAL RESIDENCY PARTICIPANT

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MERCY MIREMBE NTANGAARE

Playwright, Theatre Maker and Producer, Educationist, Folklorist, Researcher, Dramatic Poet, and Publisher of Arts and Culture. She is Associate Professor of Drama at Makerere University, teaching Drama/ Theatre, Folklore, and Arts Marketing. She was Head of Department, Music Dance and Drama (MDD), Makerere University, 2002-2009; Deputy Dean Examinations and Undergraduate Affairs, Faculty of Arts, Makerere University, 2010-2012; Chairperson Board of Trustees of Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC) comprising Uganda National Theatre and the national art gallery at Nommo Gallery (January 2009-May 2015); Chairperson, Eastern Africa Theatre Institute (EATI) (2000-2003); Vice Chairperson, International Drama/Theatre and Education Association (IDEA) (2008 -2016); Director, MEBO Theatre Documentaries Ltd. since 2006; Member Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association (UWEAL) since 2013; Chairperson, FEMRITE (Uganda Women Writers’ Association) and Member since 2012 and; General Secretary, AUGA (Association of Uganda-German Alumni) and Member since 2012; Melvin Jones Fellow, Certified Trainer (FDI), Past President and Member, Lions Club of Kampala Central since 2002.

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