Cherrye Davis is an actor, playwright, teaching artist, and vocalist from the Bronx, NYC. A graduate of NYU-Tisch School of the Arts, Cherrye has worked as an educator of history, storytelling, and social justice for 15 years, merging theater performance, history, and spoken word. As an actor, she has performed at institutions and national festivals including The Public Theater, New Ohio Theater, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, The National Black Theater Festival, and in an annually sold-out hip-hop theater show named BARS at The Public Theater. Most recently, Cherrye premiered How to Mourn an American, a full length play and her short film “Covered” is screening in 2021’s NewFilmmakers NYC Film Festival, Toronto Black Film Festival, and Spotlight Film Festival. A vocalist and MC, Cherrye can be found performing with The Nervous, a 2-piece Blues experiment, with the Hip Hop collective called Deathrow Tull, and collaborating with numerous artists.