Raelle Myrick-Hodges (Director)
Born in North Carolina; raised in Washington, D.C. and educated internationally, Raelle is a graduate of Ealing College of Humanities London) and the University of Southern California. Artistically mentored by Mr. George C. Wolfe and Joseph Haj respectfully, she is the founder of Azuka Theatre in Philadelphia (now in it's 17th year).
Raelle has worked with artists such as Geoffrey Arend, Meryl Streep, Jeffrey Wright, Mos Def, Tony Kushner, April Mathis, and Keith David among others. Her work as a performance art creator/curator has been seen at the DeYoung Museum, Red Poppy Art House, Feroz Gallery (Germany), Theater Minnot (Beirut, Lebanon) and Ami Gallerie (Paris). As a producer/curator, her programming ranges from regional artists to high profile internationally known ensembles and performers in music, dance and theater - including artists such as Denis O'Hare, The Rude Mechanicals, Sam Green, Double Edge Theater, Arturo Sandoval and Joey Arias among others.
She will present a new collaborative work with Urban Bush Women this fall and is slated to present works for PACE University and National Black Theater in the 2016-2017 season. She is currently creating a new work with Elephant Room entitled, #BLKGRLSINGALONG to premiere January 2018.