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Ayesis Clay

Ayesis Clay

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Artist Work

Sculpting Clay or How I Became Mother of Unicorns
2018
Theatre
60 minutes
Standing on the Edge
2017
Theatre
80 minutes (with an optional 15 minute talkback)
Standing on the Edge (Electronic Press Kit)
2018
Theatre
Standing the Edge
2017
Theatre
Standing on the Edge
2017
Theatre
Ayesis Clay- Actress, Director, Teaching Artist

Artist Information

County
Prince George's County
Phone
(240) 232-8381
Artistic Category

Performing Arts

Artist Bio

Ayesis Clay is an actress, director, and teaching artist. Some of her favorite acting credits include Mayme in Intimate Apparel (Anacostia Playhouse), Bud Not Buddy (Adventure Theatre), and Miss Leah in Flyin’ West (CVPA-Suitland). Ayesis has written and produced Standing on the Edge, which has toured in locations across the US and recently premiered her one-woman show, Sculpting Clay or How I Became Mother of Unicorns. She is a currently a member of the Assistant Director Fellowship for People of Color at Adventure Theatre.

For 14 years, Ayesis served as the Theatre Department Chairperson for the Center for the Visual and Performing Arts at Suitland High School. During that time, she sat on the Prince George’s County Theatre Advisory Board and served as Co-Director of the PGCPS Honor's Theatre Ensemble (2014-2018). She hold as Bachelor’s degree in Theatre, a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and is a certified Arts Integration specialist. Ayesis currently serves as a teaching artist and has worked with such organizations as Young Playwrights Theatre (DC), Capital Charter Public Schools (DC), and Maryland Performing Arts Academy (MD).  Visit her online at www.AyesisClay.com