Author Archives: Zakiya Young

About Zakiya Young

Musings on life as a single, Christian Broadway actress... :-)

Tribute to Whitney Houston – Rockwell Table and Stage in LA

November 3, 2017

Zakiya had the honor of performing “Saving All My Love” at the tribute to Whitney Houston at Rockwell Table and Stage. Thanks to Bryan Carpender for capturing the video footage of her performance! Check it out here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLKAeHlIP6o

Zakiya’s Los Angeles Theatre Debut in Spamilton with Center Theatre Group

November 3, 2017

Zakiya is thrilled to be part of the cast of the west coast premiere of Spamilton. This witty spoof of the hit musical, Hamilton, is with Center Theatre Group and will play The Kirk Douglas Theater in Culver City. Previews begin November 5th, 2017, the show opens on November 12th, 2017 and runs through December 31,…

Marvel Fan Site

November 3, 2017

How cool is this? Zakiya’s headshot and bio has been added to the Marvel Cinematic Universe website for playing Nurse Smith in two episodes of Iron Fist. Check it out!  http://marvelcinematicuniverse.wikia.com/wiki/Zakiya_Young

Singing Saturday

September 10, 2017

Zakiya decided to learn a new song today, “Still Hurting” from the musical “The Last Five Years”. No filter. No makeup. Just Zakiya, an empty apartment, and a wonderful song by Jason Robert Brown. Enjoy. https://youtu.be/R-tB8iOO3so

Room Enough short film

August 17, 2017

Zakiya just wrapped filming on the independent short film “Room Enough”, directed by Zoe Salnave and written by Kamal Jones and Zoe Salnave. “Room Enough” is the story of Cody and Rachael, a young black couple in the midst of deciding whether the love they have for each other is enough to keep them together. Cody…

Take Flight Coffee Instagram campaign

August 10, 2017

Check out Zakiya’s latest modeling job – promoting Take Flight Coffee as part of their Instagram campaign! She was super excited to work with one of her former Broadway colleagues, Chelsea Morgan Stock Pigot, as she and her husband Deaton, branch out on this new adventure. And Zakiya LOVES coffee and gives this brand an enthusiastic…

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