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Makambe K. Simamba

Makambe is Zambian born theatre artist based in Calgary. As a playwright, she has won provincial and national playwriting awards for her original play, MUD. Makambe is a proud member of the 2016-2017 Playwright’s Unit at Alberta Theatre Projects, and was a member of the 2013-2014 Playwright's Unit at Obsidian Theatre. As an actor, select credits include Bea (Sage Theatre), SIA (Pyretic Productions), Medea (Chromatic Theatre), and Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God (Ellipsis Tree Collective). Makambe wrote, produced and starred in A Chitenge Story, an autobiographical one woman show that created a platform to discuss healing from sexual abuse, as well as the opportunity for audiences to connect with support networks in Lethbridge, AB, Calgary, AB, and Victoria, BC. Makambe’s latest adventure is called “Arting With Makambe”, a YouTube series that will document her exploration of personal creativity and what it means to live a truly artistic life.