Meet the team of WOMEN - Aziza Macklin (Jo)
Aziza Macklin is thrilled to work on her third production with The Cuckoo’s Theater Project. Born and raised in Ohio, she is a graduate of Wright State University with a BFA in Acting. She was one-fourth of the Columbus Children's Theatre Touring Company for two years, and a member of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s 2014-2015 Intern Company. Last seen in THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, her favorite past credits include: BLACKTOP SKY (Ida), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND (Ti Moune), ANON(YMOUS) (Naja), HAIRSPRAY (Motormouth Maybelle), and BY DEFINITION (Jordan). She has also authored multiple plays that were produced in Ohio and Alabama.
Get to know Aziza! :
TCTP: Sisterhood is one of the main themes of our show. Do you have any siblings?
AM: I consider myself an only child. Technically, I have a half-sister that's 14 years my senior whom I've never lived with.
TCTP: Jo from Little Women is considered to be a classic literary character, who is your favorite?
AM: Guy Montag, Fahrenheit 451
TCTP: Our show combines the classic plot of Little Women with the characters and language of the HBO show Girls. What is your favorite millennial phrase or slang?
AM: "You doing too much."
TCTP: We get to see years of the March sisters childhood's crammed into a little over an hour. What is one of your favorite childhood memories?
AM: My mom teaching me the dangers of the internet by making me watch Lifetime movies.
TCTP: This is an easy one. Favorite book? Can be classic or contemporary. (Just like our show!)
AM: The Shining
Women, runs January 6th - February 4th at The Pentagon Theater at Collaboraction Studios in The Flat Iron Arts Building
Get Tickets Here: http://women2017.brownpapertickets.com/