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Year of Graduation:
Malikah McHerrin-Cobb headshot
Photo by Stewart Bywater


Height 5’7”
Eyes Dark Brown
Hair Dark Brown

Nationality American
Natural accent American

Eligible to work in the US and UK

Productions at Guildhall

Lead Citizen in Antigone (dir. Orla O’Loughlin)
Aggie/Sarah in The Gift (dir. Ola Ince)
Constable Warren in Our Town (dir. John Haidar)
Anna/Belle in Hyde & Seek (dir. Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu)

Projects at Guildhall 

Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (dir. Anastasia Osei-Kuffour)
King Lear/Shepherd in King Lear/King Oedipus (dir. Patsy Rodenburg)
Alex in 10 Rules for Dating Black Men (written/dir. Malikah McHerrin-Cobb)
Michael in Death of England (dir. Endy McKay)
Yelena in Uncle Vanya (dir. Sophie Dillon-Moniram)
Kaniesha in Slave Play (dir. Pooja Ghai)

Solo Work

Alex in 10 Rules for Being Black (written/dir. Malikah McHerrin-Cobb)

Professional Experience

Amelia Sedley in Vanity Fair (dir. David R. Gammons) Central Square Theatre
Zoe in The Niceties (dir. Catherine Stewart) New Hampshire Theatre Project
Prince/Balthazar in Romeo and Juliet (dir. Adam Sanders) Common Wealth Shakespeare
Francine/Lena in Clybourne Park (dir. Jay Briggs) The Warehouse Theatre
Bessie/Vera in Native Son (dir. Emil Thomas) Central Square Theatre

Other Experience

French Classical Theatre Training in Lacoste, France
Nominated Best Actress in Atlanta Region for Native Son by Broadway World (2017)


British Accent
Strong singer (Alto)
Lyrical, Broadway Dance, Stage Combat, Acrobatics, Gymnastics
Valid American Driver’s License

Voice Reels

Voice Reel - Commercial


Voice Reel - Narrative


Voice Reel - Drama








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