Mpaata Rogers Williams (Otako)

  • Mpaata Rogers Williams (Otako)
© Daniel Echwalu
Theatre director, Writer, Actor
Principal country concerned : Column : Theater, Cinema/tv, Comic strip

Rogers Williams Mpaata-Otako
Actor/Creative Director with The FourSum worked with theatre factory as an actor, writer and assistant creative director. Mpaata Rogers Williams has also been part of the Confluence of Rivers World Tour with a play "ASHES BLOOD RIVERS", the Production which weaved stories, myths, and legends around 5 major rivers into a powerful performance of arts from around the world! He performed in this production as an actor doing the role of common man, where he performed in different countries in Asia, Africa and Europe; these were Hong Kong, Thailand Bangladesh Uganda, France and England. Doing street theatre, community theatre, stage performances and workshops.

He volunteered for Naguru Teenage Information and Health Center as artistic director and creative writer in M.D.D department, he has worked on film productions ;true manhood campaign by YEAH, Master on duty by zenkens films, stone cold by Irene kulabako, street fugue by Native TV. He has worked on stage productions like cooking oil by Deborah Asiimwe as stage hand, mama Obama by Pamela as an actor, crazy storms and Pinocchio by Philip luswata as an actor,The River and The Mountain by Beau Hopkins as an actor.  He also directs and performs street theatre in Uganda, he has worked on high profile projects like the launch of Pinocchio at national theatre for the first lady of Uganda by the Italian embassy, the first karamoja bicycle tour by Italian embassy and the resent launch of the golden jubilee of Uganda for His Excellency president of Uganda at Serena hotel.


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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