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Bright Phumayo Chayachaya

An established theatre maker in Malawi

i am a Theatre maker based in Malawi. currently i am working with a Youthful organisation called YONECO as a Theatre and Cultural Coordinator at the same time i own a Theatre group called Umunthu Theatre. I am a Theatre Director, Actor and producer. i have a Bachelors in Communication and Cultural Studies from the University of Malawi.

Three Actors are reflecting a Demonstrations, shouting toward an actor opposite of them in red.
Resurfacing Political Theatre: Sometimes in July
Essay

Resurfacing Political Theatre: Sometimes in July

A Discussion with Bright Phumayo Chayachaya

25 October 2021

Fumbani Innot Phiri Jr. speaks with Bright Chayachaya, the founder and director of Umunthu Theatre, about their production of Sometimes in July, a play based on the real-life demonstrations that occurred on July 20, 2011 in Malawi.