Students on stage performing Marisol

Raelle Myrick-Hodges

Raelle Myrick Hodges

Raelle Myrick-Hodges
Process Lab

Raelle Myrick-Hodges has worked as a stage director for over 25 years and a producer/curator for more than 10. She is the founder of AzukaTheater in Philadelphia (over 25 years). As a practicing theater artist, Raelle had directed play genres ranging from classical work to interdisciplinary ensembles/presentations. Her regional work has been seen at Playmaker Repertory (NC), The National Black Theater, The Public Theater- NY; Magic Theater, Santa Cramong others Shakespeare, California Shakespeare, CalArts/REdcat (CA). She has worked with artists such as Geoffrey Arend, Yasiin Bey, Miriam Hyman, J. Alphonse, Nicholson, Jeffrey Wright, among others.

As a Curator/Presenter Raelle has presented work by Denis O'Hare, The Rude Mechanicals, Meshell Ndgeocello, and other interdisciplinary works. Though not from a theatrically academic background, Raelle is currently a professor at The Atlantic Acting School,/NYC Brown University MFA Theater program and she has been a guest artist in the undergraduate PACE University theater program. She is currently preparing a new performance work about her father to premiere in this season's upcoming Under the Radar Festival, directing the in-development musical by The Illustrious Blacks and is slated to direct the world=premiere of William Branch' s In Splendid Error Off-Broadway (2021). She has theater to share avenues to have a better world since she can remember talking.