Malika Oyetimein received her MFA from The University of Washington’s School of Drama. Nominated by director Liesl Tommy, she joined the cohort of the inaugural New Hope Colony Artist Residency in 2020 and is currently Merrimack Reparatory Theatre’s Artist-in-Residence. She was also a member of the Directors Lab at Lincoln Center Theater.
Select directing credits: Teenage Dick (Seattle Repertory Theatre) Fannie Lou Hamer: Speak on it (Merrimack Repertory Theatre) One in Two (Playbill.com) How I Learned What I Learned (Arden Theatre Co.) The workshop production of The First Deep Breath (National Black Theatre), The Bitter Game (Wallis Annenberg), Eclipsed (Southern Repertory Theatre), the world premiere of WHITE (Theatre Horizon) Barbecue, Bootycandy (Intiman Theatre Festival), And in this Corner: Cassius Clay (Seattle Children’s Theatre).
For more on Malika, visit malikaoye.com