Sharai Dottin is playwright, musical theater writer and performer who is passionate about Black womxn’s stories. As an undergraduate student at Williams College, she was introduced to her love for Black feminism, theater and performance through various courses, and on the step team, Sankofa, where she served as team captain and head of choreography for two years. Sharai later went on to teach English in Colombia on a Fulbright U.S. Student grant, creatively bringing her Africana studies and theater interests into the classroom. Upon returning to the U.S. Sharai worked as the Community Outreach Apprentice at the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University, diversifying the Theater’s audience and advocating for equity and inclusion at the Theater. Sharai is currently a Master’s Student in Interdisciplinary Studies at XE: Experimental Humanities & Social Engagement at New York University, and writing a Black feminist musical for her Master’s project. She also works as the Graduate Assistant for International Student Engagement at NYU’s International Student Center, where she works to support international students at the university through various programming, including many closely tied to her interests in art, activism, and the African diaspora.
- NYC/Tri-State Area
Interested in touring?
- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
My Primary Instrument
Current HS, College, or Grad Student?
Person of Color?