Stori Ayers

NEW YORK CITY: PIPELINE (PA System (VO), Lincoln Center Theater / Lileana Blain-Cruz), BLOOD AT THE ROOT (Raylynn (Original), National Black Theatre / Steve Broadnax)

REGIONAL: RAISIN IN THE SUN (Beneatha, Indiana Repertory & Syracuse Stage / Tim Douglas), FOSTER MOM (Sophie, Premiere Stages / Kel Hane), DETROIT 67 (Bunny, Chautauqua Theater Company / Steve Broadnax), BARBEQUE (Lillie Anne Black, Pennsylvania Center Stage / Steve Broadnax), JITNEY (Rena, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park / Timothy Douglas), YELLOWMAN (Alma, Anacostia Playhouse / Thembi Duncan), FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (Third Slave/Runaway, Round House Theatre / Timothy Douglas), DOUBT (Mrs. Muller, Pennsylvania Center Stage / Jim Wise), LOVE’S LABOURS LOST (Jaquenetta, Pennsylvania Center Stage / Ed Stern), IN THE RED AND BROWN WATER (Aunt Elegua, Pennsylvania Center Stage / Steve Broadnax), AN ADULT EVENING OF SHEL SILVERSTEIN (Bender, Horizon Theatre / Jennifer Bauer-Lyons) FLYIN’ WEST (Fannie May Dove, Live Arts Theatre / Rai Mundinho)

FILM / TELEVISION: THE NEXT RIGHT THING (De’Adra (LEAD), Lotus Productions / Dionna McMillian), KEEP IT REAL (Raven Mitchell (LEAD), DM Films / Debbi Morgan), A DARK PLACE (Supporting, To the Moon Productions / Bello Galadanchi), 304 (Police Officer, PSU Productions / Kasey RT Graham)

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­WORKSHOPS / READINGS: THE IMPERIALISTS (Nadine, New Dramatist / Christian Parker), THE HOMECOMING QUEEN (Village Women, New Harmony Project / Candis C. Jones), PIPELINE (PA System (VO), Lincoln Center Theater / Lileana Blain-Cruz), MY HEART IS A LIBRARY, YOURS IS A MUSEUM (Margie, New Harmony Project / Christian Parker), MUD ROW (Elsie, People’s Light & Theatre / Steve Broadnax), JASS (Sofa, New Harmony Project / Margarett Perry), GREAT KILLS (Ms. Brackon, Premiere Stages / Kel Haney), CAMOUFLAGE (Joy, LARK / Kamilah Forbes)

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Pennsylvania State University      Masters of Fine Arts, Acting (Jim Wise / Jane Ridley / Mark Olsen / Barry Kurr / Charmian Hoare)

Mary Baldwin College                     Bachelors of Arts, cum laude w/ distinction

Film and Television                  David Rotenberg / David Webster

SPECIAL SKILLS

Dialects: Southern, New York City, African, Jamaican                Dance Training: Interpretive, Ballroom, Moja, West African

Sports: Basketball, Volleyball                                            Other: Knitting/Crocheting, Basic Hand Sewing, Drivers License, Teleprompter