“I call not for soldiers, but for an army of artists, teachers and caregivers to flood the country.” —General Roméo Dallaire
ISÔKO is a new intercultural theatre company founded July 4th, 2008 in Kigali, which creates contemporary theatre for human rights. ISÔKO contributes to civil society, social development, and creative economy in Rwanda. The company is founded in the spirit of exchange, to celebrate Rwandan artists and to further global peace building, while promoting equality for women and girls.
ISÔKO THEATRE asbl is a local NGO in Rwanda No. 52/2009 and is partnered with Theatre Asylum, Canada. We are members of Theatres Against War, Dramatool, and Theatre Without Borders, and collaborators each year in the Centre x Centre Kigali International Theatre Festival at Ishyo Arts Centre.