About Chika Ike

Chika Ike is a theatre director, dramaturg, and teaching artist based in New York and Chicago. Recent productions include Everybody (Atlantic Theatre School/ NYU),  Kentucky, A Swell in the Ground (The Gift Theatre),  Franklinland (Jackalope Theatre Company), In the Blood (Red Tape Theatre), No Child (Definition Theatre), Dontrell Who Kissed the Sea (First Floor Theatre). She has also worked with  Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Playmakers Repertory Theatre Company, Goodman Theatre, Victory Gardens,  The Lark, Faultline Theatre, Vagabond School, About Face Theatre Company, Chicago Inclusion Initiative, and Chicago Dramatists.  Upcoming work includes Antigone (Atlantic Theatre School/ NYU), Behind the Sheet (New Jersey Repertory Theatre),  and Revolt. She Said. Revolt (DePaul University). Achievements include Drama League New York Fellow,  SDCF Gielgud Directing Fellow, the Bret C. Harte Directing Fellow, and member of Victory Garden’s Directors Initiative, and is currently part of the WP Theatre Director’s Lab. She is an ensemble member of the Gift Theatre, where she also serves as the director of the 4802 New Play Residency. www.chikavike.com

Recent Credits


IU Theatre — Director

Little Women

IU Theatre — Director