Ito Aghayere

Personal Information
Ito Aghayere recently made her Playwrights Horizons debut as Nyasha in Familiar, Danai Gurira’s critically acclaimed, new play. Ito received her BA from Duke University, and after a short stint at the White House, received her MFA from Columbia University. Recent Off Broadway: The Liquid Plain (Signature Theatre), Three Days To See (Transport Group/NYTW), The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, and Macbeth (Classic Stage Company). Other New York credits: The Obeah Symphony (Billie Holiday Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Classic Theatre of Harlem). TV: “Braindead”, “Orange Is The New Black,” “The Knick,” “Unforgettable,” “Forever.” Film: “Right Song, Wrong Chord.”
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2016 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play Familiar Actor
2 NOMINATED 2016 AUDELCO Award, Supporting Actress Familiar Actor