Alexis J. Rogers biography
Alexis J. Rogers
At Writers Theatre: Company and The Old Settler
Ms. Rogers made her playwright and directorial debut with A Nativity Story: More Than A Miracle (Congo Square Theatre Company). Other Chicago credits include: Crowns, Ain't Misbehavin' (Goodman Theatre), The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Spunk, The Piano Lesson (Court Theatre), Hairspray (Drury Lane Theatre), Hair (Paramount Theatre), Shrek: The Musical (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), Dreamgirls (Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire), Mr. Chickee's Funny Money, If All the World Were Paper (Chicago Children's Theatre), What I Learned in Paris, The Colored Museum, The Nativity, Seven Guitars (Congo Square Theatre Company), Godspell, The Wiz (Theatre at the Center), Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill (2013 Joseph Jefferson Award, Black Excellence Award and Black Theater Alliance Awards), Ragtime (Porchlight Music Theatre), and Don't Make Me Over – A Tribute to Dionne Warwick (Black Ensemble Theater). Regional credits include: The Color Purple (Milwaukee Repertory Theater), Smokey Joe's Café and Weekend Comedy (New Theater Restaurant). Television credits include: Chicago P.D. (NBC) and Chicago Code (FOX). She is an ensemble member of Congo Square Theatre Company and holds a B.F.A. from Howard University.
[Bio as of May 2016]