Fumban Innot Phiri is Multi-Award winning playwright and director for National Theatre Makers Awards. He is a young dramatist, journalist, and theatre educator who has produced dramas and workshops for broadcast, stage, community, radio, film, and schools. His motivation is to help install the creative industry in Malawi as tool for development. He is currently working as theatre producer, actor, director and writer at YDC Theatre.
Off stage, Fumban Innot Phiri has worked widely in theatre super vision for community drama, forum theatre, and theatre for development on social political issues, his also Festival Coordinator for National Schools Youth Arts Festival (NASFEST).
On the stage, Fumban Innot Phiri has worked as actor, playwright, producer, and director; he has performed about 10 majors’ plays and writes approximately 20 productions, he also has experience in Radio-Plays in drama series for community young audience; Moyo ndi Mpamba and Zimachitika for Story workshop Education Trust.
As a mid-career artist, Fumban Innot Phiri has been widely involved in several international projects from theatre collaborations to festival participations in Germany, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Belgium, USA, Sweden, Rwanda and Zambia.