BIO

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

A graduate of Georgetown University, Obehi was named "Boston's Best Actress" by The Improper Bostonian in 2014. Her comedic short, BLACK GIRL YOGA, was the winner of the Reel 13/AfroPunk Film Competition (WNET/New York Public Media). A leader in the millennial renaissance of socio-political arts and culture, Obehi works extensively on stage, screen and as a voice actress in video games, radio, and commercials. As a comedian and storyteller, she has been featured on You're the Expert, Story Collider and The Moth. Recent stage credits include Love's Labour's Lost, 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. She is currently the TCG Fox Foundation Resident Actor at Company One Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts.