Ayanna Bria Bakari | Northern Sky Theater

Ayanna Bria Bakari


Ayanna is very excited to be making her Northern Sky debut! She graduated with a BFA in acting from DePaul University. Theater credits include The Rainmaker (Peninsula Players), RELENTLESS (Timeline/ Goodman Theatre), The Originalist (Indiana Rep), Insurrection: Holding History (Stage Left Theatre – Jeff nominated), Suddenly Last Summer (Raven Theatre), Too Heavy for Your Pocket (Timeline Theatre), How to Catch Creation (Goodman Theatre), The Niceties (Black Theater Alliance Award Recipient) and Stick Fly (Writers Theatre). Film/TV credits include Holiday Heist, Chicago PD, Chicago Fire, Empire, 61st Street and recurring roles on The CHI and Wu-Tang: An American Saga. She is a governing ensemble member with The Story Theatre and is represented by Stewart Talent. Asante sana!