Biography

Miriam is a 2012 graduate of Yale School of Drama where she earned her MFA in acting. She was named the 2011 Princess Grace recipient of the George C. Wolfe award in Theater. Hyman recently closed “a Brilliant Performance”…(BroadwayWorld) of Shakespeare’s As You Like It as the heroine Rosalind, directed by Michael Sexton at Two River Theater Comapny.  Prior to, she understudied the role of Lorena played by Obie and fellow Princess Grace winner Nilaja Sun in Manhattan Theater Club’s sold out and twice extended, The Commons of Pensacola, starring Blythe Danner and Sarah Jessica Parker. Other credits include: Off Broadway and Regional credits includes: Richard III, (Public Theater) A Raisin in the Sun, (PlayMakers Repertory Theater )Going Live, (Guthrie Theater), The Dreamer Examines His Pillow (Shakespeare & Company), What You Will, Skin of Our Teeth (BRT), The Persians, Young Lady From Rwanda, Twelfth Night and Man From Nebraska (People’s Light & Theater Co.), The Big Friendly Giant (Arden Theatre Co.), Merchant of Venice, R & J, Taming of the Shrew (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival), The Story (Philadelphia Theater Co.), Resurrection Blues (The Wilma), An Artist Workshop (Azuka Theatre Collective), and Black Nativity (New Freedom Theatre) Blanche Dubois in A Streetcar Named Desire, Funnyhouse of a Negro, Antony & Cleopatra, Cymbeline, Tall Girls, Henry VI, Much Ado About Nothing, Elijah, and Thriftcrawl(Yale School of Drama). She earned 2009 and 2007 nominations for the F. Otto Haas award/Emerging Artist and a 2006 Barrymore nomination/Best Supporting Actress in PLTC’s Man from Nebraska. T.V. /Film credits: Hostages30 Rock, The Wire, Law & Order, Conviction, SPLiT, Catatonk BluesBereavement, Angel Rodriguez, Inclinations, and Music City.  Miriam is an alumna of University of the Arts/BFA degree, A Guthrie Experience, BADA Oxford, England, and Shakespeare & Company’s Intensive.  Miriam is a proud member of AEA, and SAG/ AFTRA.  www.miriamhyman.com