Amina Henry

amina-henry-hsAmina Henry is a playwright and educator. She has been a teaching artist with Teachers & Writers since 2014. As a playwright, her work has been developed, presented, and/or produced at: The New Group, Clubbed Thumb,The Flea, National Black Theater, Theater @ Dixon Place, HERE Arts Center, The Cell, Theater for the New City, Drama of Works (Brooklyn, NY), The Brick (Brooklyn, NY), LAVA (Brooklyn, NY), Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Ashland, OR), Kitchen Dog Theater (Dallas, TX), Texas State University and Brooklyn College. Her work has been published by NoPassport Press. In 2015 her play BULLY was placed on the Kilroy List, a survey list of the top 7% of recommended new American plays by female and trans authors. Amina is a graduate of Yale University, NYU’s Performance Studies MA program, and the MFA Playwriting program at Brooklyn College. As a writer-in-the-schools, Amina teaches creative nonfiction, poetry and, whenever possible, playwriting. Additionally, she is a teaching artist with the Shakespeare Society and an adjunct lecturer in English at Brooklyn College.