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Theater educator , writer

David Kakuta Mulwa, Kenyan theater educator, writer. Recipient scholarship Rockefeller Foundation, 1971, United States Information Agency, 1985, Fulbright, 1993. Member Writers Association Kenya, Kenya National Council Churches.

Background

Mulwa, David Kakuta was born on April 9, 1945 in Mukaa, Machakos, Kenya. Son of John and Grace (Mumo) Mulwa.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Nairobi University, 1970. Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1973.

Career

Teacher Mukaa High School and Kangundo High School, Machakos, 1968-1970. Teaching assistant in English University Ohio, Athens, 1979-1980. Senior literature lecturer Kenyatta University, Nairobi, since 1974, director Performing Arts Center, since 1984.

Festival adjudicator Kenya Drama Festivals Committee, Nairobi, since 1978. Member governor council Kenya Cultural Center Committee, Nairobi, since 1990. Patron International Festival of Young Playwrights, since 1992.

Works

Membership

Member Writers Association Kenya, Kenya National Council Churches.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Athletics, guitar, darts, reading, swimming.

Connections

Married Regina Syombua Isika, April 15, 1982. Children: Peter Kyalo, Charles Mutua, Christopher Mulala.

father:
John Mulwa

mother:
Grace (Mumo) Mulwa

spouse:
Regina Syombua Isika

child:
Peter Kyalo Mulwa

child:
Charles Mutua Mulwa

child:
Christopher Mulala Mulwa