DEBUT Iris will be playing the title role in "The Dark Star from Harlem: The Spectacular Rise of Josephine Baker" running November 21- December 1 at La MaMa Experimental Theatre in the East Village.
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SERIES PREMIERE Tune into Amazon Prime's Original Series Modern Love Episode 2 on October 18th
Featured actor in "Model Citizens", a new musical about a Model UN team in the 90s who grapple with what it means to be a true team member as kidnapping, assassination, and espionage ensue. MTF, September 13, 8pm
Official CGT (Colorado Guild Theatre) Henry Award Nominee for Best Actress in a Musical for playing Sarah in Theatre Aspen's "Ragtime"! Awards will be announced on July 22nd
ICONS/IDOLS: OUTSIDE OF EDEN formerly know as "Eunuchs", this play is the second of the Icons/Idols tetraology. This production will premier at the The New Ohio ICE Factory Festival (2nd year residency). It is led by an all womyn power team and will run June 26-29. Get your tickets soon and use code NOFEE20, for a limited discount!
DR. REES ZITI'S PAGEANT FOR THE BETTER FUTURE will premiere at Ars Nova's ANT Festival on June 8th! Watch our contestants compete to see who will be fit to lead our country into a better future. More info available on the Ars Nova Website.
ICONS/IDOLS: Eunuchs is the second play in the Byzantine Choral Project. Catch some beautiful new songs at a special performance February 8 at 54 Below. More info here!
Last fall, Iris filmed for CBS's Instinct (Season 2), Modern Love soon coming to Amazon Prime, and Arturo Castro's Alternatino coming soon to Comedy Central this June.
Catch Iris playing Sarah in "Ragtime", direction by Mark Martino, opening June 26, and Bless the Lord soloist in "Godspell" directed by Sara Brians, opening July 14. Both shows will be on the Theatre Aspen mainstage. Tickets available here
Iris played the role of Eve and organized musical arrangements for Daryl Richardson's new musical The Creation, a funk-filled, jazzy interpretation of the book of Genesis. The godchild of "The Wiz".
Quiero: A Show About Latinx Who Want it All
Iris just wrapped Season 1 as a PA in the web series highlighting all things kick ass in the Latinx community. For more info visit: quierotheshow.com
"ICONS/IDOLS: Prinkipo" is the third play in the tetraology conceived by lyricist Helen Banner, composer Grace Oberhofer and director Colette Robert. Iris will be playing Stephen, a David Bowie inspired eunuch. Join us for the workshop concert presentation at The Tank at 3pm on March 25th. For more info: www.byzantinechoralproject.co
More 54 Below maddness! Michael Rupert directs and features in this 50th anniversary concert of Kander and Ebb's "The Happy Time" Role: Suzanne
Catch Iris in 54 Below's MEMPHIS reunion concert, performing alongside Original Broadway Cast members including Chad Kimball, J. Bernard Calloway, and Felicia Boswell on February 4th!
Mariannes Noires Previous Festivals/Screenings:
Festivals: French Assemblée Nationale; Tangier, Morocco; Seville, Spain; Toronto Black Film Festival - TBFF ; Toulouse, France Les Récréatives, festival féminin et féministe #7American Cosmograph; Aubervilliers - Noise Apéro #16 "Sororité" @Clos Sauvage; Protéa "Les Révoltés de l'Histoire" Cinéma Madiana; Black History Month Bordeaux; Les Noyonelles
Universities: Columbia, Dartmouth, UC Berkeley, UCLA, University of Michigan, University of Pittsburgh, Williams College, Carnegie Mellon University
"The Marvelous Wonderettes" at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. Iris will play Betty-Jean, the queen goofball.
Show will run Jan.5-27th
"Millicent Scowlworthy" is an ensemble play about how young adults react to violence. Directed by Sam French, the show will run September 20th-September 30th at UNCANNY VALLEY, a new performance space in Brooklyn.
Just wrapped a co-star role on NBC's Blindspot. Season 3 is set to premiere Friday, October 27.
"Pick One" Cabaret @ The Duplex, Saturday, August 19th at 9:30pm
Hosted by Jenn Maley, Producer of INDECENT, award-winning play on Broadway. For tickets, click HERE
Mariannes Noires Premiere at the African Diaspora International Film Festival, Teachers College, Columbia University
Followed by a Q&A and reception at 5:30