Patrick J. Ssenjovu* (Kennedy) hails from Uganda. He started his career as a member of Alex Mukulu’s Impact International, Uganda’s foremost acting company. Recent works include: DEATH OF A DRIVER by Will Snider directed by Kim Sharp, Urban Stages; RED HILLS by Deborah Asiimwe directed by Katie Pearl for Engarde Arts; Sean Lewis’s RED HILLS directed by Katie Pearl at Quantum Theatre in Pittsburgh PA; Adong Judith’s GA-AAD, Uganda National Theater; Ifa Bayeza’s AMISTAD VOICES directed by Carl Hancock-Rux, Rites and Reasons in Providence, RI; UNDESIRABLE ELEMENTS and SECRET HISTORY by Ping Chong, Ohio Theater. Workshops: STRANGE MEN, National Play Network directed by Elio Gutierrez; Mrisho Mpoto’s AFRICA KILLS HER SUN, Sundance Lab Banff/Utah directed by Indhu Rubasingham; Lemon Andersen’s TOAST, Sundance Lab Utah directed by Elise Theron; DEATH OF A DRIVER by Will Snider, Salt Lake Acting Company Playwrights’ Lab directed by Kareem Fahmy. TV/Film: Wu-tang American Saga (Hulu) Living With Yourself (Netflix), Baby Won’t You Please Come Home (short), X-MenOrigins: Wolverine (voice), The Interpreter directed by Sydney Pollock and Game 6 directed by Michael Hoffman.
He is a longtime member of Ellen Stewart’s Great Jones Company at La MaMa.