Lekethia Dalcoe is an award winning playwright and actress from Houston, TX, who now resides in New York City. She holds a MA in Theatre from Texas A&M University- Commerce and a MFA in Acting from the New school for Drama (NYC). Directed by Tony nominated actor/director Harry Lennix, her play “A Small Oak Tree Runs Red,” was commissioned by the “Billie Holiday Theatre” for it’s 2017-2018 season. This production received five nominations for the 2018 Audelco Awards, winning Best Play. Produced by the Congo Square Theatre for its 2015-2016 “Power of Her” season, “A Small Oak Tree Runs Red” was also awarded Best Play and Director (Harry Lennix) for the 2016 Chicago Black Excellence awards. Ms. Dalcoe was selected as a Fellow for the 2019 SUNDANCE EPISODIC LAB for her TV pilot Valley of Bones. She’s a past staff writer for a project developed through Apple/AMC Studios and current Story Editor for Warner Bros./Stage 13. Ms. Dalcoe is repped by 3Arts Management.