Resumé


ANTU YACOB

AEA / SAG – AFTRA

Voice: Mezzo-Soprano     |     High Alto Belt

Height: 5’5″      |      Eyes: Brown


 REPRESENTATION

Legit: BWA Talent Agency, Judy Boals, Jenna Winnett, Katie Lynch: info@boalswinnett.com tel: 212-500-1424

TELEVISION

     Gypsy    | RECURRING GUEST STAR |    NETFLI X

 Daredevil   | CO-STAR |     NETFLIX

Law & Order:  SVU    | CO-STAR |     NBC

New York Undercover (reboot pilot)  | CO-STAR |    ABC

Dietland (unaired)  | CO-STAR |    AMC

 FILM

              Love in Submission  | LEAD | Dir. Lande Yoosuf

Signs of Aging   | LEAD | Dir. Tara Gadomski

                Walking in Circles    | LEAD |    Dir. Elegance Bratton

                    Night Comes On   | SUPPORTING|Dir.  Jordana Spiro

    Conjure  |  SUPPORTING |  Dir. Adrian Luke  Sinclair

        Adieu, Lacan  |  SUPPORTING |  Dir. Richard Ledes

WEB SERIES

Make A Name   | LEAD |   Xodus Productions/Morocco Omari

Brokers  | SUPPORTING |   Aaron Ballard/Dano Madden

Precious Cargo  | SUPPORTING |  Lauren Singerman/Sasha Kaye-Walsh/Dano Madden


 NEW YORK THEATER

The Fire This Time Festival 11 | SIMAAN/MATCHA/AUTUMN | Kraine Theater /Dir. Ebony Noelle Golden

 The Haunted Files | HAZEL WILSON | Sheen Center/American Slavery Project  /Dir. Melissa Maxwell

In The Gray | ANTU and Others | 2017 United Solo Theatre Festival/Dir. Celestine Rae

Risen From the Dough | LEONIDE |Samuel French Off-off Broadway Short Play Festival Winner/Dir. Pirronne Yousefzadeh

 Mourning Sun | EMAYE/MIRIAM | Theatre167*/Dir. Ari Laura Kreith

(*International run at 2016 Kampala International Theatre Festival, UGANDA) 

 Hashtag/Technoplays | MOTHER | Project Y Theatre Company/Dir. Michole Biancosino

 In The Continuum (understudy) | ABIGAIL/NIA | Primary Stages Original National Tour /Dir. Robert O’Hara, Tour: Goodman Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse, Philadelphia Theatet Company

REGIONAL THEATER

               The Assignment | HELEN PAYNE | Luna Stage/ Dir. David Winitsky

Stepping Out of the River at Dawn | ALYZE | Mixed Blood Theatre/Dir. Aditi Kapil

Pilgrims Musa & Sheri in New World | GAMILA | Mixed Blood Theatre/Dir. Mark Valdez

Holiday Jubilee Musical 2013/2014 | LIFE COACH and EEFTU | Crossroads Theatre Company/ Dir. Rick Sordelet

A Jew on Ethiopia Street | SHEVA | Mixed Blood Theatre

No longer at Ease | BISI | Pangea World Theater/ Dir. Dipankar Mukherjee

The House That Crack Built | LATOYA | Pillsbury House Theatre/Dir. Heidi Hunter Batz


 RUTGERS THEATER COMPANY

The Afghan Women | GULALAI | Larry Kornfeld

For Colored Girls… | LADY IN RED | Jody Pearson/Amy Saltz

Rosemary with Ginger | ROSEMARY | Michole Biancosino/Amy Saltz

Hollywood Hits | VALERIE SOLANAS | Rebecca Taichman

Desdemona (a play about a handkerchief) | BIANCA | Douglass Hall


TRAINING

M.F.A. | Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University | Acting

Acting: William Esper, Israel Hicks, Earl Gister, Deborah Hedwall

Voice: Catherine Fitzmaurice, Heather Rasche, Nancy Mayans

Movement: Greg Seel, Lenard Petit, Jan Leys

On-camera: Pat McCorkle, Billy Serow

Special Skills: Proficient in Speaking Amharic

Dialects: Ethiopian, Rwandan, Kenyan, South African, West African, Indian, Spanish, French, Cockney, British RP