Actor

Photo © April Alexander

Dorcas A. Stevens is a multi-lingual actress of British- Nigerian decent who lives in East London/Essex.

She studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and recently worked on Hive City Legacy (UK Tour) performing in London, Manchester, Bristol and Wales.

She has worked with Talawa Theatre Company for their Youth Theatre training programme and Hackney Showroom resident Young actors programme.

She recently published her debut novel ‘Hope & Worth’ and is working on her next book for release.

SPOTLIGHT Acting Profile

Recent Work

Hive City Legacy is a riotous show following the stories of nine femmes of colour living in London. A mix of circus, spoken word, comedy, dance and more, to boundary break and celebrate. After a sold-out run in 2018 the show returned for a UK Tour in 2019 performing in London, Manchester, Bristol and Wales.

Produced by Roundhouse in association with Quiet Riot.

“Hive City Legacy pollinates the seeds of revolution…[an] explosive and invigorating show.” (4 stars) The Stage

Photo ©Helen Murray

“Dorcas stands out with her keen eye for imagination and resilience in creating work that is true and resonates.”

Lisa Fa’alafi, Director, Hot Brown Honey

Broken is a short film about a complicated mother-daughter relation wrought by cultural tension and traumatic experience, leading to a heart-breaking end.

Written and directed by upcoming filmmaker Juliana Ayeni-Stevens, produced by Purple Night Colour.

BITE YOUR TONGUE is a show about an uprising. A revolution of people who have been oppressed by micro-aggressions and colonial baggage for too long. The show explores what might happen if a community built a utopia in a world that wants them to bit their tongue.

Directed by Miranda Cromwell, produced by Talawa Theatre Company.

Photo ©Sanaa Abstrakt

“I have worked with Dorcas on several projects. What I enjoy most is her eagerness in a theatre setting. She displays motivation and drive in her approach as a performer.”

Yami Lofvenberg, Director and Choreographer, Passion and Purpose

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