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Kehinde's Off Broadway credits include BARBECUE (San Francisco Playhouse, CA), BOOTY CANDY and SWEET MALADIES (BRAVA! For Women of the Arts, CA), AUNT HAGAR'S CHILDREN (Word for Word, CA), WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT… (Just Theater, CA), FOR COLORED GIRLS (Project 1Voice & LHT, CA), THE FIREFLY PROJECT (Magic Theater, CA), Philip Kan Gotanda’s THE JAMAICAN WASH (Lorraine Hansberry Theater, CA), SERENADE (LaMama Theater, NY), IN THE WINE TIME (The National Black Theater, NY), JOE TURNER COME AND GONE and THE WIZ (Crystal Image Theater, NY),  BAT BOY, THE MUSICAL (Ray of Light Theater, CA), STAND BY YOUR MAN (Shotgun Cabaret, CA), BIRTHRIGHT (Cultural Odyssey, CA) and a host of staged readings and films in New York and California.

Kehinde is also a company member with the Black Artists Contemporary Cultural Experience (BACCE), a theater resident company at BRAVA, For Woman in the Arts and sits on the board of Gritty City Repertory Youth Theater.

She holds a B.F.A. in Acting from Pace University, NY and a M.A. in Performance Studies from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and is a member of SAG-AFTRA and the Actor’s Equity Association.

In addition to Kehinde's acting experience, she has produced a number of events/programs including I Hella Love Shorts, ActNow Foundation’s New Voices in Theater, Hip-Hop for the Soul, and Don’t Call Me Crazy.

Top Photo: Word for Word's All Aunt Hagar's Children (Jia Taylor and Kehinde Koyejo)


Most recent shows include....

Booty Candy by Robert O'Hara

Fun and Hilarious

My first Robert O'Hara play! I had so much fun doing this show with my brilliant and talented company members.  Directed by Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe at BRAVA! For Women in the Arts. Make America Lick Again!

 
BACCE members Kehinde Koyejo and Indiia Wilmot, 2017

BACCE members Kehinde Koyejo and Indiia Wilmot, 2017


 
From left, Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe, Adrian Roberts, Kehinde Koyejo and Halili Knox appear in San Francisco Playhouse’s provocative comedy “Barbecue.” (Courtesy Ken Levin/San Francisco Playhouse)

From left, Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe, Adrian Roberts, Kehinde Koyejo and Halili Knox appear in San Francisco Playhouse’s provocative comedy “Barbecue.” (Courtesy Ken Levin/San Francisco Playhouse)

 

Barbecue by Robert O'Hara

Gotta Love My gat damn Family

San Francisco Playhouse's Barbecue by Robert O'Hara and directed by Margo Hall. I absolutely loved working with this theater, on this show, and with this cast. I want more Robert O'Hara!!!!! 

Check me out in BACCE's next production of Robert O'Hara's  American Maul. October 2018 at BRAVA! For Women in the Arts.


 

All Aunt Hagar's Children by Edward P.  Jones

Performing Literature word for word

This was a beautiful and challenging experience. I loved every minute of it. I played 8 characters including a very memorable Mynah Bird. Word for Word combines my love for literature and my love for acting.

We also took this show to France! We toured Nancy, Angers, and Paris. I love the French and the audiences wholeheartedly took this ride with us (in English) and were thoroughly moved. Until next time Au revoir mon ami.

 
From Left: Kehinde Koyejo, Jia Taylor, Khary Moye, Sheila Balter, and Margo Hall

From Left: Kehinde Koyejo, Jia Taylor, Khary Moye, Sheila Balter, and Margo Hall

 
 

"Impressive cast brings short story to vivid life....Bay Area theater: Please produce more plays like All Aunt Hagar’s Children..."

/  Lily Janiak, SF Chronicle  /