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Rohina-Malik

Rohina Malik

Critically Acclaimed Chicago Playwright and Solo Performance Artist

Rohina Malik is a critically acclaimed Chicago playwright and solo performance artist. She was born and raised in London, England, and moved to Chicago when she was 15 years old.  Her one-woman play UNVEILED was developed and had its world premiere at the 16th Street Theater, where it received critical acclaim. Rohina’s play THE MECCA…

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Rohina Malik is a critically acclaimed Chicago playwright and solo performance artist. She was born and raised in London, England, and moved to Chicago when she was 15 years old.  Her one-woman play UNVEILED was developed and had its world premiere at the 16th Street Theater, where it received critical acclaim.

Rohina’s play THE MECCA TALES was produced by Chicago Dramatists in 2015 and nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Play. Her new play, YASMINA’S NECKLACE, had its world premiere at the 16th Street Theater in January 2016, directed by Ann Filmer, and was nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Play.

She is a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists, an Artistic Associate at the 16th Street Theater, and an Artistic Associate at Voyage Theater Company in NYC. Recently, Rohina became an Artistic affiliate at the American Blues theater in Chicago.

Her plays have been produced at the 16th Street Theater, Victory Gardens Theater, Crossroads Theater, Next Theater, Brava Theater, Voyage Theater Company, Silk Road Rising, Theater Project Baltimore and Mustard Seed Theater. UNVEILED was presented in two South African Theater festivals: The Grahamstown Arts Festival and the 969 Festival in Johannesburg. Rohina is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America.

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An Evening With Rohina Malik

Unveiled- interrogating and challenging Islamophobia

A rapper, mothers, a clothing designer, a lawyer; these are the Muslim women whose lives are uncovered in ‘Unveiled’. ‘Unveiled’ is a solo theatre piece written by Rohina Malik and performed by South African-born actress Gulshan Mia. The play details incidents of Islamophobia faced by Muslim women from different backgrounds following 9/11.

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Excerpts from the play "Unveiled" by Rohina Malik

Unveiled- interrogating and challenging Islamophobia

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