Join the LEADDD Network to access February’s conversation featuring Broadway and TV actress, singer and playwright Zakiya Young, Pittsburgh.
Tuesday, Feb. 21
12:00 p.m. CT
About Zakiya Young: Zakiya is an accomplished actress, singer and playwright. In the summer of 2022, she was honored to participate in the esteemed Ojai Playwrights Conference New Works Festival as both a playwright and actress as she continued her exploration of Black suburban life in her autobiographical solo show “Suburban Black Girl”, which was birthed during her writing fellowship with the Foundry Project – also through Ojai Playwrights Conference.
Favorite acting credits include: TV: Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin (HBO), Iron Fist (Netflix), Orange is the New Black (Netflix). Broadway: Stick Fly, The Little Mermaid and Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Off Broadway: Storyville (Audelco Award nomination) Regional: Familiar, Spamilton, Disgraced and It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Superman. Zakiya has voiced characters in video games, narrated several audiobooks that can be found on Audible and is the voice of Ruby AKA Kooky Mom on Little Demon (FX).
Zakiya is a Tri Delta from the Alpha Theta chapter at Pittsubrgh.
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