Aisha Josiah

Aisha Josiah

Playwright, Screenwriter and Producer

  • Location: London / New York
  • Career stage: Entry
  • Freelancer: Available

I am a playwright, screenwriter, producer and graduate of the Dramatic Writing program at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. My work includes Outsourced (Brick Theater), Dickless (La MaMa), Kindling (Etcetera Theatre), Lyle & Sephy Get Married (Almeida Theatre Festival), Rain and My Father's Funeral (NYU).

I am also a recipient of the 2009 North London Film Fund Award for my original screenplay, Welcome to Neverland. I've performed and directed theatre as part of the Young Friends of the Almeida, Pleasance Young Company and Globe Theatre education projects in London, and at the University of Ghana.

In 2013, I and several other Tisch students, formed The One Trick Circus collective. We aim to support an international network of emerging artists in producing theatre, films and digital media content.

Work History

Deputy Stage Manager - When Black Boys Die, Theatre for the New City

Feb 2015 - Apr 2015

Production Assistant - Department of Dramatic Writing, New York University

Sep 2012 - May 2014

Literary Intern - The Horse Trade Theatre

Feb 2013 - Jun 2013

Budget Office Assistant - Kanbar Institute of Film & Television, New York University

Aug 2012 - May 2013

Production Assistant - SEArED Productions

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Casting Intern - World War Z, Kate Dowd Casting

Jun 2011 - Jun 2011

Fundraising Officer - Young Friends of the Almeida Theatre

Aug 2009 - Aug 2010

Bloomberg Television Trainee - Roundhouse Studios

Jun 2009 - Sep 2009

Campaign Coordinator - Victoria Jackson Cosmetics

Mar 2009 - Jul 2009

BBC Blast Fashion Intern - BBC

Mar 2008 - Sep 2008

Education

Dramatic Writing - Bachelor of Fine Arts - Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

Sep 2010 - May 2014

Skills

  • Education
  • Playwriting
  • Producing
  • Script and Screenwriting
  • Stage Management
  • Theatre
  • Video Production

Portfolio

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