Tangela is making her PlayMakers debut. She will return in April in the one-woman show Mr. Joy on the PRC2 stage. She recently appeared in Mr. Joy at ArtsEmerson, winning the 2016 IRNE Award for Best Solo Performance, as well as an Elliot Norton Award nomination for Best Solo Performance. Other regional credits include: The Taming (Shakespeare and Company); Intimate Apparel (Chautauqua Theater Company); Serial Black Face (Long Wharf Theater); Mr. Joy (City Theatre), Orpheus Descending, Henry IV (Intiman Theatre Festival); pen/man/ship (Magic Theatre); Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Trinity Repertory Company, nominated for a Motif Award for Best Supporting Actress). Tangela was in Clybourne Park and Comedy of Errors (Chautauqua Institution, 2013 Season). She earned her MFA in Acting from the Brown/Trinity MFA Programs; BA, University of West Georgia. She is a proud alumni of Atlanta’s finest Tri-Cities High Visual and Performing Arts Magnet Program.