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Tyla is excited to make her Geffen Playhouse debut. Regional credits: Sweat (Huntington Theatre Company, Goodman Theatre); Pipeline (Victory Gardens Theater); Paradise Blue and In Darfur (TimeLine Theatre); East Texas Hot Links (Writers Theatre); Gem of the Ocean, The Piano Lesson, and Flyin’ West (Court Theatre); Detroit ‘67 (Northlight Theatre); All the Way, Good People, Clybourne Park, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, You Can’t Take It With You(Asolo Repertory Theatre); Intimate Apparel, In The Next Room (or the Vibrator Play) (Milwaukee Repertory Theater and Actors Theatre of Louisville); Radio Golf (Pittsburgh Public Theater); Piano Lesson (Portland Stage Company); Jitney(St. Louis Black Repertory Company). TV credits: Somebody Somewhere, Utopia, Easy, Chicago Med, Chicago P.D.,Empire, and Shrink. Tyla holds a B.A. from Columbia College. She is a company member with TimeLine Theatre. As a playwright, she was the recipient of the TimeLine Theatre Writers Collective Fellow 2016 and The Raven Theatre Playwrights Initiative Award 2020. Her most recent play Relentless begins production December 2021. Tyla is currently in the Showtime series The Chi. And a proud member of AEA.

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