Aja Houston


Aja Houston hails from Everywhere, USA via Las Vegas, Oklahoma City, Madison, NJ and Rochester, NY. She currently lives in Los Angeles, CA. Aja received her Bachelor of Theatre Arts Degree from Pitzer College and her Masters of Fine Arts in Dramatic Writing Degree from the University of Southern California's School of Dramatic Arts.

Some notable works: Journey to Alice (2019 Eugene O'Neill Theatre Conference Semi-Finalist, Inkwell Theatre Max K. Lerner Fellowship 2018 Recipient, USC New Works Festival Year Three Concert Reading, Pasadena Playhouse) Waiting (4,380,000 Hours and Counting) (Inkwell Theatre Max K. Lerner Fellowship 2019/2020 Recipient, Workshop Production, USC New Works Festival, 2018) The Flight of Emina and Zubaida, commissioned by Playwright’s Arena and The Adam Mickiewicz Institute (Iron Tongues Staged Reading Festival, 2017) Floating On Credit (Published, The Dionysian, 2017) Remembrance (Festival Favorite, DC Black Theatre Festival, 2014) Acirfa  (Reading at Classical Theatre of Harlem, Podcast Recording for Play x Play on iHeart Radio)   All of her plays can be read on New Play Exchange https://newplayexchange.org/users/4052/aja-houston   Aja is a proud member of The Dramatists Guild, The League of Professional Theatre Women and Actors Equity Association.  ajahouston.net