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BIO

Tamika Lamison graduated from The American University’s Department of Performing Arts, and immediately landed a coveted role in one of the longest running shows at the Kennedy Center playing Barbara DeMarco in  “Shear Madness.”  She worked in various theatres in DC including Source Theatre, Arena Stage and Shakespeare Theatre at the Lansburgh.  Tamika then went on tour with Chamber Theatre and moved to New York where she co-starred in the award winning Off Broadway revival of “For Colored Girls…” directed by it’s author Ntozake Shange in which she won an Audelco Award. 

Tamika worked extensively in New York as an actor in various stage, television and film productions.  In addition to, “For Colored Girls...” her favorite Off-Broadway production was  “Following Bliss,” in which she played Jenny, the lead role.  The play was extremely well received and reviewed as a modern day “Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf.”

Tamika also worked around the country in some of the most respected Regional theatres including, GeVa Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, The Vineyard Theatre, Pioneer Theatre, Meadowbrook Theatre and Syracuse Stage.

Other Favorite roles include:
Grace in “The Piano Lesson”- Meadowbrook Theatre & Pioneer Theatre
Angel in “Blues for an Alabama Sky”-The Vineyard Theatre
Beneatha in “A Raisin in the Sun”-Syracuse Stage

Tamika is currently a Finalist for Acceptance into the prestigious Actor’s Studio.
In addition to Acting, Tamika is an award winning writer, director and producer.   She also recently created and founded the non-profit organization, “Make A Film Foundation” which teams film industry professionals with critically or terminally diagnosed youth to create short film legacies.