Black Artists’ Voices 4

Posted on February 19, 2021

Ghost Light Chronicles, vol. 15

Ghost Light Chronicles, vol. 15: Host Atim Udoffia (Actor, Director, Teaching Artist) talks with Anthony D’Juan (Writer), and Taylor Vaughan (Actor, Singer, Dancer, Entrepreneur), to discuss their experiences with the performing arts industry in Sacramento and beyond.

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Atim Udoffia
Host, Actor, Director, Teaching Artist
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Atim Udoffia is an actor, director and teaching artist working in theatre, film and video. Recent acting credits include MACBETH (Sacramento Theatre Company), THE ROYALE (Aurora Theatre Company), ZENITH (SF Playhouse), THE TEMPEST (Sacramento Theatre Company) and DISGRACED (Capital Stage). In 2018 she received accolades for her directorial debut with OTHELLO at Big Idea Theatre and followed that with a staged reading of THE DRILL at Capital Stage. Atim holds a cross-disciplinary degree in Human Biology from Stanford University. After completing the post-graduate program at the London and International School of Acting, she studied for several years with Judith Weston in Los Angeles. Atim currently teaches Shakespeare to middle school and high school students at the East Bay Center for Performing Arts.

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Anthony D’Juan

Anthony D’Juan is a Sacramento based writer/director who has worked for Actors Theater Workshop, B Street Theater and Capital Stage. His writing credits for the stage include SAFE AT HOME: THE JACKIE ROBINSON STORY, 3: BLACK GIRL BLUES and THIS IS HOW IT HAPPENED. His directing credits include SKELETON CREW, THE MOUNTAINTOP and BOOTYCANDY.

Taylor Vaughan
Actor, Singer, Dancer, Entrepreneur

Taylor Vaughan has a BA in Theater from CSU Sacramento. As a professional actor her past productions include: Sacramento Theatre Company’s rendition of TWELFTH NIGHT as Maria, B Street Winter School Tour HISTORY EXTRAVAGANZA 2017, Dido in AN OCTOROON at Capital Stage, BACHELORETTE at Big Idea Theatre, and STC’s THE CRUCIBLE as Tituba, and Rosencrantz and Francisco in HAMLET. As well as staged readings for Capital Stage’s Playwrights’ Revolution 2018-2020. During the pandemic she was in a Zoom performance of THE M(O)THERS by Nikki Yeboah and most recently made her debut in the film Whirlpool.

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