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Headshot of Gloria Majule by Captured by Candace Photography

Gloria Majule

Gloria Majule is a storyteller born and raised in Dodoma, Tanzania. She seeks to tell stories that bring multiple black voices together from across the world, and are accessible to black audiences no matter where they are. She writes for and about Africans and the African diaspora. Gloria has been commissioned by Audible and Atlantic Theater Company. Her work has been supported by Vassar’s Powerhouse Theater, The New Harmony Project, The New Group, and Great Plains Theater Commons among others. Her canon includes Culture Shock (Winner: Leah Ryan Prize, Finalist: O’Neill, Alliance/Kendeda, BAPF ), Uhuru (Finalist: Blue Ink Award, Premiere Stages, BAPF), My Father was Shot in the Back of the Head (Finalist: O’Neill, Seven Devils, Orchard Project), and Fifteen Hundred (Finalist: Seven Devils). Gloria was a guest speaker for the Courageous Art Panel at Starbucks, and the President's Tea at Vassar College. She holds a BA in Performing & Media Arts and Spanish from Cornell University, and was the first African woman to receive an MFA in Playwriting from Yale School of Drama.

(Curriculum Vitae available upon request)




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