Denmo Ibrahim

Denmo Ibrahim

Denmo Ibrahim is a poet, playwright, actor, and designer of immersive experiences. She is a Sundance Theater Lab Finalist and a recipient of The Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts Award and National Endowment for the Arts Award.

Awards include “Best Original Script” for BABA (San Francisco Bay Area Critics Circle) and Rabbit Causes Dog (San Francisco Fringe Festival). Her work has been...
Denmo Ibrahim is a poet, playwright, actor, and designer of immersive experiences. She is a Sundance Theater Lab Finalist and a recipient of The Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts Award and National Endowment for the Arts Award.

Awards include “Best Original Script” for BABA (San Francisco Bay Area Critics Circle) and Rabbit Causes Dog (San Francisco Fringe Festival). Her work has been produced by New York Theatre Workshop, Under St. Marks, Playwrights’ Center, Noor Theatre, Golden Thread Productions, EXIT Theater, Alter Theatre and Zawaya. Current commissions include an immersive experience (First Person Travel, 3Girls Theatre), a Brechtian adaptation of Fear and Misery of the Third Reich, and a children's audio play for Commonwealth Theatre Center called Amina Dreams in the Sahara.

Denmo holds an MFA in Lecoq-based Actor Created Physical Theater from Naropa University and a BFA in Acting from Boston University. She is a founding artistic director of Mugwumpin, a resident artist of Golden Thread, serves on the board of directors at Marin Theatre Company and is a founding member of the steering committee for MENATMA (Middle East North Africa Theater Makers Alliance). She lives in San Francisco and Brooklyn. @denmo-ibrahim

Plays

  • You Are Not Alone
    A 20 Minute Immersive Audio Walking Experience for One

    Today has a kind of magic. And you know this...I love that about you. You are impossible. In the very best ways.”
    ~ Zaha, 67, your new friend

    Conceived by Denmo Ibrahim and Tracy Cameron Francis
    Written and performed by: Denmo Ibrahim
    Original Musical Score by: Ryan Anthony Francis

    “Oh my...
    A 20 Minute Immersive Audio Walking Experience for One

    Today has a kind of magic. And you know this...I love that about you. You are impossible. In the very best ways.”
    ~ Zaha, 67, your new friend

    Conceived by Denmo Ibrahim and Tracy Cameron Francis
    Written and performed by: Denmo Ibrahim
    Original Musical Score by: Ryan Anthony Francis

    “Oh my God, it’s fantastic! You’re making magic. I love the positive nature. Funny, intimate, a bit of magic, some irony. I love it. ~ participant Kaila Flexer I Oakland, CA

    Do memories linger on empty streets? Is adventure waiting just around the block? Does magic exist? An exploration of friendship, intimacy, and imagination, You Are Not Alone is an interactive walking experience for one. Explore your own neighborhood with this 20-minute interactive audio story with you as the main character and your street as the stage.

  • BABA
    BABA
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    Winner of "Best Original Script" by San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle, BABA begins in the US Immigration office in the 1980's NYC. We fall in love with Mohammed, a father in Amierca, struggling to get a US passport for his daughter before they're upcoming trip back to Egypt. Freedom and family collide when his search for the American dream leads his...
    BABA
    1F

    Winner of "Best Original Script" by San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle, BABA begins in the US Immigration office in the 1980's NYC. We fall in love with Mohammed, a father in Amierca, struggling to get a US passport for his daughter before they're upcoming trip back to Egypt. Freedom and family collide when his search for the American dream leads his American-born daughter on a quest home thirty years later