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Denmo Ibrahim

Denmo Ibrahim is an Egyptian-American actor and playwright.

Denmo Ibrahim is an award-winning Egyptian-American actor and playwright. Her work has been generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, Zellerbach Family Foundation, Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation, and Theatre Bay Area. Her plays Rabbit Causes Dog and BABA won the award for Best Original Script by San Francisco Fringe and San Francisco Bay Area Critics Circle Award, respectively. Her work has been produced by New York Theatre Workshop, Under St. Marks, Playwrights’ Center, Noor Theatre, Golden Thread, EXIT, Alter Theatre, Shotgun Players, and Zawaya. Denmo holds an MFA in Lecoq-based Actor Created Physical Theater from Naropa University and a BFA in Acting from Boston University. Denmo is a founding artistic director of Mugwumpin and a resident artist of Golden Thread.

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Multihyphenate Artists

Multihyphenate Artists

With Denmo Ibrahim and Sarah Fahmy

25 May 2022

Artistic identities can be complicated, and many theatremakers work equally within two or more disciplines simultaneously. The most interesting work is rarely created in a vacuum. These multidisciplinary artists create diverse projects in all senses of the word, broadening our idea of what theatre can and should be. Today, two such multihyphenate artists, Denmo Ibrahim and Sarah Fahmy, converse about their multiple identities, how they reconcile and manage their myriad expertise, and the role of multihyphenate artists in today’s theatre landscape.

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Gathering to Define Community

Gathering to Define Community

On the National Convening for Artists of Middle Eastern, North African, and Southwest Asian Descent

5 March 2020

Denmo Ibrahim reports on the National Convening for Artists of Middle Eastern, Southwest Asian, and North African Descent, which took place in San Francisco in November 2019.