Denmo Ibrahim is a first-generation Egyptian-American playwright, actor, and entrepreneur who the San Francisco Chronicle called “a tower of strength in the Bay Area theatre scene.” Denmo was one of 25 theatre artists nominated for the Rainin Fellowship (2020) and was a Sundance Theatre Lab Finalist.
Denmo joins the Connecting Cultures team as the playwright and lead actor in “Zaynab’s Night of Destiny”, an audio immersive play premiering later this year.
Her devised work has toured to international festivals in Egypt, France and Germany. In the U.S., her work has been supported by New York Theatre Workshop, Under St. Marks, Playwrights’ Center, Noor Theatre, University of Oregon, Golden Thread Productions, EXIT Theater, Alter Theatre and Zawaya. Regional acting credits include Berkeley Repertory Theatre, American Conservatory Theater, The Old Globe, Seattle Rep, Marin Theatre Company, and Cal Shakes. Denmo is the Artistic Director of Storykrapht, and the originating production of her new play Brilliant Mind, a live & interactive digital experience, premieres at Marin Theatre Company (Spring 2021).
She is a founding artistic director of Mugwumpin, a resident artist of Golden Thread, a member of the steering committee of MENATMA (Middle Eastern Theatre Makers Alliance), and the founder & CEO of Earthbody Day Spa and Omcali Sacred Skincare. Denmo is a proud member of Actors Equity Association, Dramatists Guild, and New Play Exchange. She holds an MFA in Lecoq-based Actor Created Physical Theater from Naropa University and a BFA in Acting from Boston University. Her next writing project is a ten-part historical drama with Audible. www.denmoibrahim.com