Dorcas Sowunmi

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Dorcas Sowunmi (Ruth Younger) is making her Syracuse debut. Dorcas made her Indiana Repertory Theatre debut in The Miracle Worker. She is a native Texan who lives in New York City. She was most recently seen in Nollywood Dreams at Cherry Lane Theatre. Other credits include Romeo and Juliet at the Classical Theatre of Harlem; Lines in the Dust at Luna Stage; Mary Stuart and Measure for Measure at Stratford Shakespeare Festival; Macbeth SS! at Chicago Shakespeare Theater; Trust at Lookingglass Theatre; I, Barbara Jordan at the Alley Theatre; and Twelfth Night at the Austin State Theatre. Dorcas received her M.F.A. in Acting from the University of Texas at Austin. She has also trained at the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, the School at Steppenwolf, and Stella Adler Studio of Acting. “I would like to thank Timothy Douglas and IRT for this amazing opportunity, and my family, friends, and Kreindler/Super Management for their continuous love and support.”


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