Kara Young


Harlem born and raised. People's Light debut. Film/TV: Chemical Hearts (Amazon, dir. Richard Tanne), After Yang (A24, dir. Kogonada), The lead in Hair Wolf, winner of Sundance 2018 Short film Jury Award: US fiction, Random Acts of Flyness (HBO), The Punisher (Netflix). Theater: All The Natalie Portmans (dir. Kate Whoriskey, MCC) Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven (dir. John Ortiz, Atlantic), New Englanders (dir Saheem Ali, MTC), Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll'd (dir. Awoye Timpo, The Duke), Syncing Ink (dir. Niegel Smith, Alley Theatre, The Flea), Pretty Hunger (dir. Martha Banta, The Public). Labyrinth Theater Company Member. 2020 Lucielle Lortel Nominee for Oustanding lead actress in a Play, Antonyo Award Nominee for Best Actor in a play, Recipient of Audelco’s 2020 Special Achievement Award. Live Voice Over Announcer for 2018, 2019, & 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, MTV's Girl Code (4 seasons).