Masi Asare is a composer/lyricist, playwright, voice teacher, and performance scholar. She is assistant professor of theatre and performance studies at Northwestern University, and divides her time between New York City and Chicago.

WOMEN TO WATCH  ON BROADWAY
Masi is named in the 2021 list of rising female leaders in the theatre from the  Broadway Women's Fund, Broadway's first impact investing fund. The theatre professionals  on the list were selected by the Broadway Women's Fund leadership and advisory board, which includes Rachel Chavkin, Lynn Ahrens, Chita Rivera, Alia Jones Harvey, Theresa Rebeck, and Rachel Sussman, among others. 
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ZORA NEALE HURSTON'S "SPUNK"
A virtual reading of Zora Neale Hurston's 1935 play, to which Masi has contributed original music, and directed by Lili-Anne Brown, will stream in Roundabout Theatre Company's Refocus Project series, May 14-17, 2021.
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KAPLAN INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIP
Delighted to be a 2021-22 Faculty Fellow at the Northwestern University Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, with research on black women, race, and musicals.
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