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Karissa J Murrell Myers


Karissa Murrell Myers (she/her) is a hapa Filipino American theatre artist originally from Boise, Idaho and is currently based in Chicago, where she works professionally as a playwright, actor, casting director, and producer. She has a MFA in Performance from University of Hawaii at Manoa, a BA in Theatre Arts from Boise State University, and is a graduate of The School at Steppenwolf. Her autobiographical play FRAGMENTED was filmed and released through Our Perspective: Asian American Plays. Her most recently produced play, HOW DO WE NAVIGATE SPACE?, was filmed and released through Strawdog Theatre Company, where she is the current Casting Director and ensemble member. Proud member of SAG-AFTRA, represented by Gray Talent Group.

Strawdog Creative Team

How Do We Navigate Space? (Season 33)
Writer / Casting Director

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins (Season 34)
Casting Director

On the Greenbelt (Season 34)
Writer / Casting Director