Angela Bey (they/them) is a Black, Queer storyteller from Southwest Philadelphia. They are the co-creative director of Wings of Paper Theatre Co. and Shoe Box Theatre Collective.
Notable acting credits: exx….stasis, exxx…hale (Villanova Theatre), Days of Re-Creation (Philadelphia Theatre Company), 154 Revisited (Revolution Shakespeare), Paul (Shoe Box Theatre Collective), Field Calls (Lupine Performance Cooperative), Candles (Philadelphia Young Playwrights; Barrymore Recommended), LP (AE Film; Carl Lerner Award, Best Student Film Nominee at Bronzelens & Woodstock Film Festivals), Bracelet (John Deswert Film; “Best of the Fest” at the San Francisco Independent Short Film Festival), Our Ouija Board… (On the Rocks), Twelfth Night (Shakespeare in Clark Park), & The Actors Ensemble (Sundance Directors Lab).
Playwriting: The Medusa Play (Shoe Box Theatre Collective; Playwright & Co-Director; Barrymore Recommended). They are in the inaugural cohort of Jouska PlayWorks (Simpatico Theatre Company). They are also in the inaugural cohort of The Gumbo Lab, where they have written and, this spring, will perform solo show First Quarter Moon. Other credits: Every Everyman (Shakespeare in Clark Park; Lead Writer & Co-Director), Com[promising] Future (National Constitution Center), Twenty-Six (Jouska PlayWorks), Pedestals (Philadelphia Young Playwrights), and Walk the Line (Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival).
This spring, Ang performs in The Niceties (InterAct Theatre Company). They will also direct a segment of documentary film 23: The Tale of An Exoneree, outlining the life of Johnny Berry. Ang is a featured director of DG Jam 2021 (Directors Gathering).
To ancestors, past and present, & my chosen family.