Welcome to the Official Dorothy A. Atabong Website!
Dorothy A. Atabong is an award winning actress and filmmaker whose credits include Sound Of Tears, and the Studio 180 and Canadian Stage Production of The Overwhelming. She starred in Theatre Awakening's production of In Darfur at Theatre Passe Murialle for SummerWorks 2008 for which she won the Emerging Artist Award.
Other roles include Mattie Campbell in August Wilson's award winning play Joe Turner's Come and Gone, production at the Theatre in the Park in New York. She played Manon in the U.S. premiere of the award winning play Angelique, produced by the Detroit Repertory Theatre.
Dorothy also starred in Glo, a part of The Africa Trilogy directed by Josette Bushell-Mingo, and led a cast of eleven, in the role of Julia in acclaimed play Wedding Band by Alice Childress.
TV appearances include the award winning television series Mayday, Ocean Landing, for the Discovery Channel; Degrassi, The Next Generation; and The Line for TMN.
She co-wrote, co-produced, was 1st AD and played the supporting role of Amanda in Dreamt, filmed in Toronto.
Her production Company Ayinke Films produced the critically acclaimed short film, Sound Of Tears which won a Platinum Remi at WorldFest Houston, and was nominated for Best Short at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles. It also garnered a Best Director nd Best Short nomination at the Yorkton Film Festival and received a nominated for an Africa Movie Academy Award. Visit the Ayinke Films
Her published novel, The Princess of Kaya, a romantic fiction is now a screenplay. For more information, please visit the Princess of Kaya Section.
The News Section houses information about past and upcoming events and projects. Also visit her IMDB Page.
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