Portia’s Julius Caesar – Cast

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Amaka Umeh, Portia*

More cast members TBD

 

* The participation of this artist is arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance/Opera/Theatre Policy (DOT).


Amaka Umeh, Portia

Amaka UmehFor Hart House Theatre: Ensemble in This is for You, Anna, Ariel in The Tempest (my first show out of theatre school!).

Selected Credits: Bobbi in Hilda’s Yard (Foster Festival), Ensemble in Towards Youth (Project:Humanity/Crow’s Theatre), Goalie in The Wolves (Howland Company/Crow’s Theatre), Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (High Park), Christa in Beethoven Lives Upstairs (Grand Theatre 100 Schools Tour), Hasana in All Our Yesterdays (Chloe Hung, Toronto Fringe).

Upcoming: Julius Caesar for CROW’S THEATRE.

About: Amaka Umehis a Toronto-based creative with homes and heart-parts in both Calgary, AB, and Lagos, NG. A graduate of the Musical Theatre Performance Program at the Randolph College for Performing Arts, she has had the incredible fortune of receiving many wonderful opportunities to collaborate with diverse artists in this community, and has been generously recognized with three Dora Mavor Moore Award nominations and two MyEntertainmentWorld Critics’ Pick Award nominations. They also completed the Factory Theatre Mechanicals and Toronto Fringe T.E.N.T. Programs. Amaka is excited to return to the beautiful Hart House Theatre in this challenging role and grateful to Eva Barrie, Kaitlyn Riordan and Shakespeare in the Ruff for this amazing opportunity. This is for my mother, her mother, her mother…

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