BIO

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

She is the TCG Fox Foundation Resident Actor at Company One TheatreThe Improper Bostonian named her "Boston's Best Actress" in 2014. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Her one-woman show, FUFU & OREOS has played to sold-out houses and received critical acclaim. Her comedic short, BLACK GIRL YOGA, was winner of the Reel 13/AfroPunk Film Competition (WNET/New York Public Media). 

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. 

OBEHI JANICE's triumphant stature marks her as a leader in the millennial renaissance of socio-political arts and culture. Catch her on stage, film, and TV. Engage with her voice in video games, radio, and commercials. Experience OBEHI JANICE, a master storyteller you won't soon forget.

Upcoming: playing the role of DIDO in An Octoroon and starring as THE SINGER in We're Gonna Die.

"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

Photo: Leslie Hassler.