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Originally from Zimbabwe, Tinashe Kajese-Bolden is an Award Winning Director, Actor and Educator. Recently named the BOLD Women’s Leadership Circle Artistic Director Fellow for the Alliance Theater season 2019-2020, she is driven to create stories that celebrate our differences while building community. As a Director, some of her recent work includes Native Gardens at Virginia Center Stage, Nick’s Flamingo Grill (World Premiere) at the Alliance Theater, Eclipsed at Synchronicity Theater (Best Director, Suzi Bass Award); Graveyard Shift (finalist for the Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition). Up next she will be directing Ghost by Idris Goodwin at the Alliance Theater, School Girls(Or the African Mean Girls) at Kenny Leon’s True Colors and the Pulitzer Prize winning play Sweat by Lynn Nottage on the new Coca-Cola Stage at the Alliance Theater. As an actor she has worked on and off Broadway and at numerous regional theaters. Some memorable TV/Film appearances include the NAACP Image Award Winning mini-series “The Bobby Brown Story”; with Oprah Winfrey in the HBO film “The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks”, a recurring role in “Valor” (The CW),” The Inspectors” (CBS “Killing Reagan” (TV Film),”Outcast”(Cinemax),“Powers” (Sony), “Greenleaf” (OWN),“Born Again Virgin” (TV ONE),“Enlightened” (HBO), “Cold Case”, (CBS). Tinashe is currently based in Atlanta, GA

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[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Choir

Miss Price (Understudy)

Molly (Understudy)

Toby (Understudy)


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Review: FURLOUGH'S PARADISE at Alliance Theatre

The Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition 20th competition winner FURLOUGH’S PARADISE written by a.k. payne and directed by Tinashe Kajese-Bolden has its world premiere on the Hertz Stage at Alliance Theatre Jan 31 – Mar 3, 2024.

Raymond O. Caldwell to Receive SDCF Zelda Fichandler Award

​Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation has revealed the recipient and finalists for its annual Zelda Fichandler Award. Learn more about the recipient.

Video: Get A First Look At Alliance Theatre's FURLOUGH'S PARADISE

Get a first look at Alliance Theatre's FURLOUGH’S PARADISE, which follows Cousins Sade and Mina, raised like sisters but now leading very different lives, as they return to their childhood town for a funeral.

Video: The Atlanta Opera Season Announcement 24/25

The Atlanta Opera Announces 45th Anniversary Season in 2024–25, Featuring Immersive “Bohème Project” & New Production of Siegfried with Greer Grimsley, Stefan Vinke, Lise Lindstrom, Lindsay Ammann & Barry Banks

The Alliance Theatre to Present the World Premiere of FURLOUGH'S PARADISE

The Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition will continue to spotlight the best emerging playwrights with a full production for the competition winner and staged readings for four competition finalists.

Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Atlanta Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Atlanta Awards; KINKY BOOTS, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; KINKY BOOTS, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, & More Lead!

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards December 5th Standings; Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Alex Edelman's JUST FOR US is Coming to Alliance Theatre in January

Alliance Theatre presents Alex Edelman's acclaimed one-man show JUST FOR US. This hilarious and relevant exploration of identity and empathy has received rave reviews and multiple award nominations. Don't miss this uproarious theatrical experience!

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 20th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

First Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Out Front Theatre Company Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The first wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 13th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

The Alliance Theatre to Hold Open Casting Call for Tituss Burgess & Azie Dungey's THE PREACHER'S WIFE

The Alliance Theatre is holding an open casting call for its upcoming world premiere musical of THE PREACHER’S WIFE.

The Alliance Theatre To Present Atlanta's Reading Of ENOUGH!

The Alliance Theatre has announced its participation in the Nationwide Reading of ENOUGH! Plays to End Gun Violence on November 6, 2023, in the Selig Family Black Box Theatre. The Alliance will join more than 50 other communities around the United States to perform this year's winning play selections as art, activism, and teen voices unite on stage in a vital evening of theater addressing gun violence in our community. Admission is free.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Labor Shortages in Shops Across the Country, Triad Stage Ceases Operations

As regional theatres continue to deal with shortfalls, news of another closing (Triad Stage) and gap fundraising came to light last week. American Theater Magazine reported on the labor shortages and significantly higher materials costs that scenic and costume shops across the country are dealing with putting further strains on theater budgets.

Alliance Theatre Names Tinashe Kajese-Bolden and Christopher Moses as New Artistic Directors

After a national search, the Alliance Theatre Board of Directors has named Tinashe Kajese-Bolden and Christopher Moses as Artistic Directors. 

Michael Arden & Tinashe Kajese-Bolden to Direct THE PREACHER'S WIFE World Premiere at The Alliance Theatre

The Alliance Theatre has announced the stage directors for its 55th season. See full programming, and learn how to purchase tickets!

The Atlanta Opera Announces Teams For 96-HOUR OPERA PROJECT, June 9-12

The Atlanta Opera has announced that five creative teams have been selected to participate in the second annual 96-Hour Opera Project, a composition competition and showcase that pairs composers and librettists to write ten-minute operas. Bringing their completed works to Atlanta, the teams will workshop and rehearse their productions over four days from June 9–12, with travel, housing, singers, pianists and rehearsal space provided.

THE PREACHER'S WIFE by Tituss Burgess & More Set for Alliance Theatre 2023/24 Season

Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre has revealed their 55th season featuring the world premiere of Tituss Burgess' The Preacher's Wife. See the full programming, and learn how to purchase tickets!

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