'Ife of Inglewood'
'They Emptied Our Essentials'
About the Artist
Julie Taiwo Oni is a playwright, English professor, and identical twin living in Inglewood. With roots in Bakersfield and Nigeria, her work is inspired by American pop culture, the African diaspora experience, and intercultural misconceptions.
Credits: Sown, The Hotel Play, Bunk, Denim, nat&EM, and Tether.
Her current research and writing deals with Black albinism in the U.S. and Africa as well as the competition of Black authenticity.
She holds an MFA in Dramatic Writing from the USC School of Dramatic Arts.