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UC San Diego credits:

Joshua (WNPF 2018), Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again., The Green Cockatoo

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Department of Theatre & Dance
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive MC0344
La Jolla, CA 92093-0344
Phone: (858) 534-3791
Fax: (858) 534-1080
Email: assata94@gmail.com
  Assata Hefner
Second-year MFA Acting Student


BA in Theatre from Spelman College


Assata Hefner is a second-year MFA Acting student from Atlanta, GA. She found the acting bug early, working under award-winning director Woodie King Jr. as Maretha in August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson (Tennessee Repertory Theatre). Assata holds a BA in Theatre from Spelman College. SC credits: Toulou in Hoodoo Love, Vera in Seven Guitars, Jeanie in Fat Pig, and Asia in Gee’s Bend. Regional credits: Jane Seymour in Anne Boleyn (Synchronicity) and “Baby” Dauvergne in Preparations (Alabama Shakespeare Festival). Assata has studied at New York’s The American Theatre Wing and Atlanta’s True Colors Theatre and The Alliance Theatre.

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