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Nija Okoro is thrilled to be making her Geffen Playhouse debut! Los Angeles: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Mark Taper Forum), Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Mark Taper Forum). Regional: The Mountaintop (Cape May Stage), Bossa Nova (Sundance Theatre Lab), Blueprints to Freedom (La Jolla Playhouse), For Colored Girls..., Gallathea, A Chaste Maid in Cheapside (Aaron Davis Theatre), Part of Me and Echo in Silence (McCarter Theatre Center). Television: StartUp, Southland, Monday Mornings, Hail Mary, Medium, ER. Upcoming Film: A Doll’s House and Fachada. Graduate of The Juilliard School (Group 37) and member of the Marjorie Ballentine Studio. For Mommy and Uncle Gilbert.