A staged reading of Blemished Brown Beauties by Myah Gary.
Myah Gary is a playwright and health educator from Carbondale, Illinois. As an interdisciplinary doctoral student in Health Education and Theater, her plays focus on creating a dialog around health and social issues. Myah is the author of the full-length plays, Blemished Brown Beauties, Jesus in the Ivory Tower, and Penetrate. In 2018, she wrote, directed and produced the children’s musical Kendall Saves the Day as part of The Creative Academic Performing Arts Academy (T.C.A.P.A.A) program that she founded. Most recently, her piece Blood Memory was featured at Valiant Theater, based out of Chicago. In 2018, Myah co-founded The Gary Learning Institute (TGLI). TGLI is a behavioral health, wellness, personal development, and research institution. The institute aims to add a health-theater component by the year 2021.