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Alliance Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Award
Tsehaye Geralyn Hébert
Tsehaye Geralyn Hébert

Atlanta holds a vaunted place in my narrative. Reading Sunday’s Atlanta Journal and Constitution with my dad was ritual. I earned a nickname when I interrupted a business meeting at the hotel Dad managed. Imitating Dad’s energy and tone, I greeted the eponymous Mr. Atlanta Georgia by his nickname, adding an exuberant hyper enunciation, Misterrrr-Atlantaaaaaa-Georgiaaaa blurred into one word.

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Tsehaye Geralyn Hébert
Tsehaye Geralyn Hébert

is a Baton Rouge, LA native and honorary Atlantan. Sundance Finalist (Tale of the Lychee Woman), Something Marvelous, RhinoFest (pygMALI), Cultural DC SourceFest (Elegy for Miss Lucy), VSC Rising Voices Fellowship (You Are Cordially Invited to Teas, Mrs. B.), is a proud DG and Black Theatre Network member. She sits on the Honorary Board of Piven Theatre Workshop; Chicago Cultural Accessibility Consortium, and ADA25/Disability+Lead Alum. The C. A. Lyons Project won four of its five Suzy Bass nominations (2015)!