Artist Bio

Tamberla Perry

(Bio as of June 2013)

Tamberla Perry previously appeared at the Goodman as Vera Stark in By the Way, Meet Vera Stark and as Susan in David Mamet’s Race (Black Theatre Alliance Award for Best Actress). Other Chicago credits include Bulrusher at Congo Square Theatre Company; In the Next Room or the vibrator play at Victory Gardens Theater; Eclipsed at Northlight Theatre; The North Plan and The Brother/Sister Plays at Steppenwolf Theatre Company (Black Theatre Alliance and Jeff awards for Best Ensemble); Fedra: Queen of Haiti and Black Diamond at Lookingglass Theatre Company; The Overwhelming at Next Theatre Company and She Calls Up the Sun and Blaxploitation 1 and 2 (Black Theatre Alliance Award for Best Actress) at MPAACT. Regional credits include Bus Stop at Madison Repertory Theatre, Icarus with Lookingglass Theatre Company at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and The Piano Lesson at Portland Stage Company. On film, Mrs. Perry has appeared in Tapioca, Puzzled Love and Chasing Robert, and her television appearances include Boss, Chicago Fire and as the Illinois Lottery hostess on WGN-TV. Ms. Perry is a company member of MPAACT.

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