Bleu Beckford Burrell is a New York City native, Jamaican-American Playwright/Actor holding an M.F.A.in Acting from Rutgers University.
She attended Stony Brook University where she received a B.A in Psychology the foundation which helped foster her first passion, Acting.
Bleu doesn't consider herself just a writer or an actor but an 'Artist' she is all things as every experience leads to creativity.
Some of her plays include: Lyons Pride, P.S. 365, Broken Record, Forecon, Tomorrow Tomorrow Yesterday Tomorrow, Masques. She also works with a non-profit where she, directs and write for middle-school aged students to teach acting.
Her work is driven from her background, experiences, and observations of life. She'd like her work to be a vehicle to shed light and start conversations about the modern day African-American experience in America.
She is a current member of Obie-Award winning Ensemble Studio Theatre Youngblood playwright group. And Page73 2017 Summer Resident.
She continues her journey following her own mantra: Surround me, embrace me, fill me up with light!
Bleu Beckford Burrell