BIO

OBEHI JANICE is an award-winning actress, writer, and comedian. 

She is the TCG Fox Foundation Resident Actor at Company One Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts. A graduate of Georgetown University, Obehi was named "Boston's Best Actress" by The Improper Bostonian in 2014. Recent acting credits include We're Gonna DieAn Octoroon, Mr g and her solo show FUFU & OREOS. Her potent writing has been featured in Kinfolks: a journal of Black expression. She has garnered esteem and recognition from Bustle, WBUR, DigBoston, For Harriet, and The Boston Globe. Her comedic short, BLACK GIRL YOGA, was the winner of the Reel 13/AfroPunk Film Competition (WNET/New York Public Media). She is a leader in the millennial renaissance of socio-political arts and culture, working extensively on stage, film, and TV and as a voice actress in video games, radio, and commercials.

Upcoming: playing Rosaline in Love's Labour's Lost (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company). 

"Obehi Janice harnesses the power of voice, of repetition, of cultural fluidity and the strain and joy it can bring in equal measure. She manages to entertain us with her life story while also forcing us to grapple with the implications of being both outside and in." -My Entertainment World

"[The Singer] is played with impossible charm and megawatt zest by Janice..."

-DigBoston

"Janice brings plenty of star wattage to the stage..." -The Artery