Eisa Davis

Eisa Davis is an award-winning writer, composer, and performer. She is the author of the plays Bulrusher (Pulitzer Prize finalist), Angela’s Mixtape (named a best of the year by The New Yorker), and many others. She received an Obie for Sustained Excellence in Performance, and the Herb Alpert Award in Theatre. 

She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Cave Canem, and the Van Lier and Mellon Foundations. As an actor, recent work includes her Obie Award-winning performance in the Broadway rock musical Passing Strange, now a film directed by Spike Lee.

She lives in New York.

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