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Ogutu Muraya KE

Ogutu Muraya is a writer and theatre maker whose work is embedded in the practice of Orature. He studied International Relations at USIU-Africa and graduated in 2016 with a Master in Arts at the Amsterdam University of the Arts - DAS Theatre. He has been published in the Kwani? Journal, Chimurenga Chronic, Rekto:Verso and Etcetera Magazine. His performative works & storytelling have featured in several theatres and festivals including- La Mama (NYC), The Hay Festival (Wales), HIFA (Harare), NuVo Arts Festival (Kampala), Spoken Wor:l:ds (Berlin), Globe to Globe Festival (London), Ranga Shankara (Bangalore), Afrovibes Festival (Amsterdam), Spielart (Munich), Theatre is Must Forum (Alexandria), Theatre Commons (Tokyo) & within East Africa. Ogutu is a recipient of The Eric Brassem Exchange Certificat. He was recognized as a talent in the 2017- 2018 Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst - 3 Package Deal.

His solo performance 'Because I Always Feel Like Running' was nominated for - The ZKB

Patronage Award and ZKB Audience Award during the 39th edition of Z├╝rcher Theater

Spektakel, in Zurich. Ogutu is based in Nairobi where he continues his artistic practice and also teaches at the department of film and performing arts at KCA University.