From the voice of a 7 year old in Guyana, this young girl is left in the clutches of her grandmothers when her parents suddenly get visas to America and leave their children behind.
Ingrid Griffth has appeared in classical and contemporary roles in theatres in and around New York City. Her favorite roles include Mama Nadi in "Ruined" by Lynn Nottage, Lena Baptiste in "Buckingham" by Tina Andrews, Mrs. Muller in "Doubt" by John Patrick Shanley, various characters in "Vagina Monologues" by Eve Ensler, Hedda Gabler in "Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler" and Lady Reveller in "The Basset Table" by Susanna Centlivre.
Griffith is a member of Times Square Playwrights and American Renaissance Theatre Company. She has a Master's Degree in Creative Writing and graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in English.
Griffith has written columns and articles on ftness and popular culture for newspapers and magazines for the
, among others. A certified fitness professional for several years, she has traveled to Kenya and East Africa to run with elite women marathoners.
Griffith currently teaches Introduction to Theatre and Public Speaking in the Communication and Theatre Arts Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. For 4 years in a row, she received the Research Mentoring Award from John Jay College. She attended St. Rose's for one year before getting her visa to America.
To see Ingrid Griffith's electric performance of "Demerara Gold" and other dynamic solo shows, please join us for the 22nd Annual Festival "Solo, But Not Alone" to be held at the Electric Lodge.