JaMeeka Holloway Burrell: About the Artist


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JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell (she/her, hers) is a freelance director, most passionate about advancing the legacy of Black Theaters and Black Theatre Practitioners.  Currently, JaMeeka is artistic director of Black Ops, a theatre company in Durham, NC she founded in 2015 for which she also directs (The Shipment by Young Jean Lee; The Typographer’s Dream by Adam Bock) and founder/lead curator for the Bull City Black Theatre Festival.  Most recently, Holloway-Burrell directed and co-wrote a new adaptation of her favorite play, Henrik Ibsen’s  A Doll’s House for the Justice Theatre Project in Raleigh, NC & directed Citrus by Celeste Jennings at Dartmouth College and has worked as assistant director at The Oregon Shakespeare Festival and PlayMakers Repertory.  UPCOMING DIRECTING PROJECTS: TWELFTH NIGHT by Shakespeare at Shakespeare in Detroit and WHITE by James Ijames with Bulldog Ensemble Theatre in Durham)