Welcome! My name is Zakiya Young , a Broadway actress and singer. The road to Broadway was paved with commercials, industrial films and concerts - all such wonderful opportunities - and I hope to keep 'em coming!

Zakiya Young

Riding a Wave of Forward Momentum


Welcome to the website of Broadway veteran Zakiya Young.

This versatile and accomplished actress has been blessed with the talent and opportunity to seamlessly transition between film, television, musicals, plays and other various platforms in the entertainment industry.

Zakiya is recently starred as Jory in the west coast premiere of “Disgraced”, the Pulitzer Prize winning play by Ayad Akhtar.

She can also be seen portraying Layla in the final episode season 3 of the hit show “Orange is the New Black” on Netflix.

Visit the news and events page forĀ and all of the latest information on Zakiya’s career – including upcoming performances, interviews, and photo shoots.

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