Kemiyondo Coutinho

Season 2: Lady Torrance (Orpheus Descending), Amanda Wingfield (The Glass Menagerie), Bully/The Welfare Lady (In the Blood) 
Season 6: Leona (Small Craft Warnings), Ensemble (The Time of Your Life)

Forbes Africa 30 under 30 recipient Kemiyondo Coutinho has been writing and acting for the African woman since age 17. Her one-woman shows dealing with gender inequity toured internationally and warranted her an invite from The Gates Foundation to perform at their headquarters. She graduated with an MFA in Acting from The American Conservatory Theater but still vehemently pursued her writing and content creation through her production company Kemistry Klass. Kemi has directed numerous music videos and Kyenvu, her debut as a film director. Kyenvu won the Oscar-qualifying award Best Short Film at the Pan African Film Festival in 2018, making it the first Ugandan film to ever qualify for an Oscar, and the Harness Social Impact award at NBC Universal’s Short Film Festival. Kemi is the inaugural recipient of Kevin Hart's Laugh Out Loud filmmaking fellowship and recently premiered her film GREEN at the American Black Film festival. Other Awards and Honors include Shadow & Act Rising Star Award & OKAYAfrica100 Women of Africa to watch.