Masi Asare is a Tony-nominated songwriter and dramatist, a voice teacher, and a performance scholar. She is assistant professor of theatre and performance studies at Northwestern University, and divides her time between New York City and Chicago.

Delighted to have several original songs in Lisa Peterson's new adaptation for The Acting Company. Set in a present-day center for refugees in the Greek islands, a retelling by four young women fleeing conflict in Middle Eastern and African countries. Performances begin Aug 31 at Marin Theatre Company followed by a national tour.

Honored to join countless creators and professionals who serve, celebrate, and advocate in the name of music year-round, as part of this year’s new Recording Academy member class. The Recording Academy is the organization behind the Grammy Awards.