The influence of application of soundtracks to the mimetic comedy performance in Kampala a case of Jjajja Bruce
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This report looks at the influence application of soundtracks has to the performance of mimetic comedy in Kampala. The researcher looked at what mimetic comedy really is and therefore established a basis of defining the term ‘Mimetic comedy.’ The researcher also looked at what inspires the mimetic comedians there is in Kampala while selecting soundtracks for their performances, what inspires their character on stage, the challenges they face in the industry of comedy at large and also what these mimes are doing to overcome these challenges. In addition the researcher looked at the audience’s perspective on mimetic and soundtracks application to mimetic comedy. Qualitative and quantitative methods were used to gather the information in this report and it was found out that mimetic comedy in Uganda is still a genre that hasn’t garnered a lot of recognition in terms of the artistes doing it, the only prominent name in the business being Jajja Bruce whose real name is Charles Bruce Ssentongo. Finally the research gives some recommendations to follow if the betterment of mimetic comedy and application of soundtracks to mimetic comedy are to be realised.