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Felicia Oduh is a Nigerian-American, Chicago-based actor and playwright whose work focuses on Black womanhood, identity formation, and underrepresented narratives across the diaspora. Her plays Mercy, Expecting, and Micro have been workshopped and developed with Northlight Theatre, Vertigo Productions, and Black Lives, Black Words. She can also be seen starring in OTV’s new web series How to L0ve. Felicia is an inaugural member of AGE in the Arts’ IGNITE cohort and a graduate of Northwestern University.


Virtual reading of Mercy for Northlight Theatre's Interplay program, December 2020. Actors pictured: Shams Eugene Monteiro (left), Kelsey Scott (right), Shanesia Davis (bottom). Directed by Harry Lennix.

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