DAAIMAH MUBASHSHIR

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Daaimah Mubashshir is a NYC playwright by way of Chicago, IL and Houston, TX. Her work has been developed by Sanctuary/HERE ARTS, NYMadness, The Bushwick Starr, Fire This Time Festival, JACK, and Rising Circle Theatre Collective.  Full Length plays include Night of Power (Columbia University), Rum for Sale (Signature Theatre-Ford Studio), There is Something About a Clock Face ( The Kilroys, JACK, EST & Fire This Time Festival) and Not In This Room (Fire This Time Festival, Judson Church) . Daaimah also enjoys pushing the boundaries of theatre - In Everyday Afroplay (The Bushwick Starr, JACK, 3 Hole Press) she creates text for theatrical experiences which blur the lines between the visual art, poetry, and theatre. Daaimah is a member of Clubbed Thumb's Early Career Writers Group, Project Y Playwrights Group and New Georges.  Awards include a MacDowell Fellowship, a Howard Stein Fellowship Grant, a Foundation of Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant and a Leon Levy Grant. MFA: Columbia University www.daaimahmubashshir.com