Rachel Mutombo

Represented by: Meaghan Denomme

Bio

Rachel Mutombo is an award-winning actor and writer. She is an acting graduate of John Abbott College’s Professional Theatre Program as well as the National Theatre School of Canada. As a freelance writer, Rachel has had essays and articles published by CBC, Intermission Magazine and ByBlacks. She is part of the 2020 cohort of The Bedrock Creators’ Initiative at Factory Theatre developing her play VIERGE. VIERGE was recently awarded the Kevin Award for first place in Infinitheatre’s annual playwriting competition. The award is named in memory of Kevin Tierney. The jury for the prize stated that Rachel is “…one of the most exciting, original voices to come out of Canadian theatre in many years.” Rachel is currently in development for a new play called 6X10 through the support of b current theatre’s Playwrights incubation program, as well as a new play for Persephone Theatre as part of their IBPOC New Play Commission program.

Resume

PLAYWRITING    
Vierge In Development (Factory Theatre) 2020-2021
Wake In Development (Persephone Theatre) 2020
6×10 In Development 2020-2021
     
PUBLISHED WRITING    
Dissection of a Mad Black Actress Intermission Magazine Essay
The African Experience on Film: Who’s Story is it to Tell? CBC Essay
Oreo Identity Crisis CBC Essay
The Disciple, The Son and The Story Intermission Magazine Essay
     
TRAINING    
Playwrights Incubation b current performing arts 2020-2021
The Bedrock Creators’ Initiative Factory Theatre 2020
INDevelopment Studio 180 Theatre 2020-2021
Write from the Hip Nightwood Theatre 2019-2020
The Foundry Factory Theatre 2019-2020
Emerging Playwrights Unit Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal 2015
National Theatre School of Canada Acting 2014-2017
     
AWARDS    
Inifinitheatre’s Write-on-Q playwriting competition First Place, “Kevin Prize” 2020

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www.rachelmutombo.com