Theater Guest Artists

Awoye Timpo

Awoye Timpo headshot

Photo by Hollis King


Awoye Timpo is a Brooklyn-based Director and Producer. Off Broadway directing credits include In Old Age at New York Theatre Workshop, Good Grief at The Vineyard Theatre, The Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll’d at The Playwrights Realm, and The Homecoming Queen at Atlantic Theater Company. She has directed Carnaval at the National Black Theatre, Sister Son/ji at the Billie Holiday Theatre, Pipeline at the Studio Theatre, Everybody Black at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Paradise Blue at Long Wharf Theatre, The Vanished (site-specific), Skeleton Crew at Chester Theatre Company, and Ndebele Funeral at 59E59 Theaters, Edinburgh Festival/Summerhall, and the South African tour. In 2017, she founded the collective CLASSIX to explore the history of Black performance and the dramatic work of Black writers.