Artist Bio

Shariba Rivers

Shariba Rivers* (Martha Loomis) The Nacirema Society and School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play (US) (Goodman Theatre). Chicago area credits include Notes from the Field and Trouble in Mind (TimeLine Theatre); The October Storm and Hoodoo Love (Raven Theatre); and Sweat (Paramount Theatre). Regional credits include Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (Arts Center of Coastal Carolina). TV and film credits include Chicago Med; The Chi; Chicago Fire; Empire; Smoking Gun! and Okie. Rivers was named one of the 50 Players 2023 by Newcity Stage and was featured in the Chicago Reader’s 2023 The People Issue.