Drama Drama Acting and Movement Instructor
Hailing from Los Angeles CA, Ebony Afiya Mills has worked as an actress, singer, theatrical director, and songwriter. After studying voice, acting, and dance at UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film, and Television she relocated to the east coast where she worked as a performer in contemporary and musical productions in New York, Boston, and throughout New England; bringing to life the title role in “Aida”, Ronnette in “Little Shop of Horrors”, Sheila in “Hair”, Dottie in “Noises Off,”and Dime in “Five and Dime” (Disney), as well as performing in competition-winning productions at the Boston Playwright’s Marathon, SLAMBoston, and the Southern
California Drama Festival. In addition to performance, Ebony has directed/co-directed multiple productions including Voices in
Conflict (Underground Railway Theater), The Rocky Horror Show, Tempest and Midsummer Night’s Dream (YTP Theater, LA). After earning a Master’s Degree in Education, Ebony has developed and implemented arts curricula aimed at training the next generation of great performers.
“When Ebony is onstage, a certain electricity is present. It’s kind of hard to pay attention
to anyone else.” [Tony Award Winning director, Mel Shapiro]