Artist Bio

Libya Pugh

(Bio as of June 2006)

Libya Pugh most recently appeared at the Goodman in The Dreams of Sarah Breedlove during the 2005/2006 Season. Other Chicago credits include The Bluest Eye and Wedding Band at Steppenwolf; The Piano Lesson and From the Mississippi Delta at Congo Square; For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf at Journeyman; Macbeth at Chicago Shakespeare; Looking for a Good Thing at ETA Creative Arts Foundation; and Amistad Voices at Chicago Theatre Company. Regional credits include the recent premiere of Smoldering Fires at First Stage Milwaukee’s Children’s Theatre; As You Like It at Milwaukee Shakespeare; and A Christmas Carol at Milwaukee Repertory. Additional credits include Train is Comin’ at St. Louis Black Repertory; and Having Our SayCinderella and The Odd Couple at Hope Summer Repertory in Holland, Michigan. Ms. Pugh attended Florida A&M and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and received an M.F.A. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 

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