Lakisha May

Lakisha May (Indigo) is thrilled to be a part of the Fire This Time Festival. Lakisha is a classically trained stage and film actress, model, teacher, and team building facilitator/public speaker. She has worked for various regional theaters including the Alliance Theater, Arena Stage, California Shakespeare Theater, Marin Theater Company, and The American Conservatory Theater. Her favorite role to date was playing Oya in the west coast premiere of Tarell McCraneyís In the Red and Brown Water. She is also excited to have worked on various independent films since her arrival to New York City, many of which will premiere this year. In May 2010 she graduated from the Master of Fine Arts program at The American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, CA. While at ACT, she was selected to go to Bath, England to workshop the play Riot, in which she originated the role Kelly. Lakisha is also a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta, GA. In addition to acting, Lakisha enjoys being a teaching artist and in the summer travels around the country to various universities as a Playfair facilitator promoting unity among first year students using icebreaker activities and theater games.

Shows participated in:
10-Minute Play Festival (2011 - 12) Performer