Playwrights

Meet Ano Okera – Playwright, “Finding Harlem Dawn”

Finding Harlem Dawn: With Harlem as its core, Finding Harlem Dawn is an exploration of intrigue, misfortune and love in a night’s journey. Textured in lyrical poetry, this modern day Shakespearean type story explores parallels from the past and present through dance and experimental jazz music. Finding Harlem Dawn centers on four artists struggling to …

Amina Henry – Playwright – An American Family Takes a Lover

Amina Henry is a first generation American of Jamaican descent. She has a BA in English/Film Studies from Yale University and an MA in Performance Studies from New York University. She is a writer/actress who currently works as a Resident Teaching Artist for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon. She is in the process of applying to …