Charles Mulekwa is an award-winning playwright, performer, composer, and producer. He began writing plays in his native Uganda and his interests center on the ways in which war within Uganda has informed Ugandan theatre. He has produced such works as The Woman in Me, The Eleventh Commandment, and A Time of Fire. He was in the National Theatre of Uganda for many years, and served as a cultural consultant for the award-winning film The Last King of Scotland. Mulekwa is currently completing his PhD in performance studies at Brown University.