shows authors talent auditions organizations venues resources
Resume: Michaelyn Oby
Resume Options Printer-friendly Version
Michaelyn Oby

Height – 5 feet 0 inches / 152 cm

Hair – Black

Eyes – Brown

Body Type – Athletic


Vocal Range – Soprano

Singing – Musical Theater, Pop, Jazz

Dancing – Jazz, Modern

Languages – American English

Purlie (2008)
Role: Lutibelle Gussie Mae Jenkins
Director: Thomas Jones
Organization: Playhouse on the Square
Comments: "Michaelyn Oby is both an exceptional mover and singer in the role." -Blank, Christopher. Sterotypes, energy, abound in a messgae-laden Purlie. Memphis Playbook. 9 May, 2008

Role: Ensemble
Director: Teresa Morrow
Comments: "...and a star turn by Michaelyn Oby, whose beautifully resonant voice is almost too big for the tiny playhouse."- Davis, Chris. Play With Fire. Memphis Flyer. 30, August 30-5 September, 2007.

Additional Info
LeMoyne-Owen College- B.A. in Humanities (May 2007) Summa Cum Laude

Into to Theatre/ Drama Troupe- Carolyn Yancey, LeMoyne-Owen College

Reader’s Theatre/ Acting for the Camera Workshop- Levi Fraser, LeMoyne-Owen College

Voice- Bennie Wilson, LeMoyne-Owen College

Overton High School of Performing Arts- High School Diploma (2003)

- recording artist,published poet,crochet novice, internet-website savy, experience in disk jockey, radio programmer, t-shirt/graphic arts designer

-Miss LeMoyne-Owen College 2006-2007 (where she was featured in Ebony as one of the Historically Black College Queens)
-Miss National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Pageant, Top Ten Finalist
- Published author/poet
See something incorrect or offensive? Let us know.
Browse users