WHO IS ADIAGHA FAIZAH?
(pronounced: ahh - dee - ahh - ga / fa - ee - zah)
None other than convincing, Adiagha will make you a believer. Her emotional sensitivities and transformative ability intensely immerses audiences into the lives of each character she portrays. Equipped with comedic timing, this Barrymore Award winning actress delivers. In the early stages of development, her theatrical skills were nurtured at St. Paul Community Baptist Church in East New York. She later received formal training through The Studio Act, Rebel Theater, The Susan Batson Studio, The Negro Ensemble Company and The Barrow Acting School.
As a trained vocalist, this Brooklyn native's sultry, yet dynamic contralto spans a variety of music genres, such as gospel, R&B, blues and jazz. Described as "Powerhouse Soul", Adiagha's intent is simply to "take you there". As a graduate of Fiorello H. LaGuardia H.S. of Performing Arts, Adiagha was awarded the Michael Masser Scholarship honoring Whitney Houston, selected as an ensemble vocalist for Mariah Carey's Daydream World Tour (Madison Square Garden) and has performed with several renowned musicians in the industry.
Adiagha holds an M.S. in Developmental Psychology from Howard University and a B.S. in Psychology from Bennett College for Women. Beyond performing arts, Adiagha is also a playwright and the Visionary Founder of TheBlackHERthePen™, a multidisciplinary writers collective for womxn of color and the Founder of The G.O.O.DLife, an online podcast and lifestyle brand on BlogtalkRadio. As an artist, Adiagha's ultimate goal is to empower, inspire and to create multi-platforms that will provide limitless opportunities for women of color within the performance arts community.