Myekah Payne

Associate Dramaturg

Myekah Payne in front of an orange wall, they are wearing grey
Myekah Payne (Tristin Kennedy)

Myekah Payne is a Developmental/Production Dramaturg born and raised in Brantford,Ontario but is now based in the city of Toronto. She completed a 2 year new play dramaturgy program while working on her BA at York University and also possesses a diploma in Musical Theatre Performance.

She currently works as a production dramaturg for Driftwood Theatre, a new play dramaturg with Obsidian Theatre Company. At the beginning of 2020 she became a dramaturgy intern here at Nightswimming. She has very much enjoyed her time so far with Nightswimming and has found a welcoming place to be during these interesting times. As she continues her artisitc journey she is very happy to continue with Nightswimming in the new but somewhat familiar title of Associate. Aside from theatre she enjoys hiking, crocheting and is an avid fan of all things scifi and fantasy.