Miriam has just been named a 2016 Leonore Annenberg Fellowship recipient for Performing Arts. She is a 2012 graduate of Yale School of Drama where she earned her MFA in acting and a 2011 Princess Grace recipient of the George C. Wolfe award in Theater. She is most recently made her Yale debut as Posthumous Leonatus in Cymbeline at Yale Rep directed by Obie and fellow Princess Grace winner Evan Yionoulis.
-“The kinetic Ms.Hyman gives Posthumus a surprising and personalized definition of her own”
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Just before her Yale debut, Hyman made her McCarter debut as Berniece in August Wilson’s “The Piano Lesson“. “Miriam A. Hyman, as Berniece, channels, different emotions. She too sizes up the piano but with sorrow and respect. Berniece is the memory and the moral center of the tale, and Ms. Hyman carries that weight with quiet dignity and a rough poets cadence.” – The New York Times
In audibooks, Hyman can be heard narrating the audiobook “Queen Sugar” by the 2015 NY Times Best seller and Oprah’s Book Club author Natalie Baszile. T.V. /Film credits: Blue Bloods recurring M.E. Emilie Cooper, Amazon’s Red Oaks, Unforgettable, Falling Water (2016 USA pilot), The Blacklist, Hostages, 30 Rock, The Wire, Law & Order, Conviction, Bereavement, HBO’s Angel Rodriguez, Most Beautiful Island, Split, and The Congressman(currently in theaters). Hyman is also a featured character in the 2016 animated The Walking Dead Telltale games series. She holds a BFA in Acting from University of a the Arts and is an alumna of Guthrie Experience “11” BADA “10” and the Shakespeare & Company Extensive “08”. For more: www.miriamhyman.com Miriam is an alumna of University of the Arts/BFA degree, A Guthrie Experience, BADA Oxford England (also on Board of directors), and Shakespeare and Company’s Intensive. Miriam is a proud member of AEA, and SAG/ AFTRA.
Off Broadway and Regional credits include: Cymbeline, (Yale Rep), The Piano Lesson, (McCarter), The Tempest (LaMaMa), As You Like It (Two River Theater) The Commons of Pensacola (Manhattan Theatre Club), MacBeth (Lincoln Center, Ed Dept.), Richard III (Public Theater) A Raisin in the Sun (PlayMakers Repertory Theater ), Going Live (Guthrie Theater), The Dreamer Examines His Pillow (Shakespeare and 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),
Miriam is also a Hip Hop Lyricist and Songwriter that goes by the rap moniker Robyn Hood. For more go to Robynhoodfanz.com