Artist Bios

Zakiya Young

Zakiya Young

(Bio as of July 2015)

Zakiya Young makes her Goodman Theatre debut. Broadway credits include Stick Fly and The Little Mermaid. Off-Broadway credits include The Radio City Christmas Spectacular; Storyville  (Audelco Award nomination for Outstanding Performance in a Musical – Female) and Tenderloin at York Theatre Company; The Lightning Thief at the Lucille Lortel Theatre; Chasing the Bird at The Joyce Theater and Greenwood at The New York Musical Theater Festival. Regional credits include Good People at George Street Playhouse and Seattle Repertory Theatre;  Aida at Music Theatre Wichita and Starlight Theatre; It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Superman at Dallas Theater Center; White Christmas at Syracuse Stage and Little Miss Sunshine at La Jolla Playhouse. Television credits include Orange is the New Black, Made in Jersey, This American Life – Live at BAM (video and radio), the web series Submissions Only and various commercials. Zakiyayoung.com