Sabriaya Shipley (Chorus)
Sabriaya is excited to be a part of Azuka Theatre's production of Bob: A Life In Five Acts. Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Sabriaya is a Philadelphia based actress, poet, playwright, and teaching artist. Sabriaya is currently the Administrative Apprentice for Norristown's Theatre Horizon. She also serves as a teaching artist with both Philadelphia Young Playwrights/The Colored Girls Museum's project, Performing Identity, and Germantown's Yes! And Collaborative Arts Program. Sabriaya recently made her playwright debut, directing and producing her original choreopoem Dancing Again in Love. Theatre credits include the Philadelphia Premiere of Ike Holter's Hit the Wall - Roberta (Temple Theaters), Mother Emmanuel: An American Musical (the New Freedom Theatre), Liberi Tutti: Secret Showcase- Pam (Painted Bride), For Colored Girls Who.... - Lady in Brown (Temple Theaters), Trade and Generations (Inis Nua Theatre). Sabriaya holds her BA in Theatre (Acting Concentration) from Temple University. Sabriaya is a citizen artist determined to represent the intersections of her community. She is forever committed to the writing, doing, and creating of Black and Brown art. She would like to thank her community of artists, family, and friends for their continued love and support.