IREON ROACH (she/her) is a Chicago-bred writer, performer, and curator excited to make her Victory Gardens mainstage debut with cullud wattah. She was last seen at Victory Gardens in The Yard Theatre Company’s Snack Break II: Juicebox Bugaloo. Other Chicago theater credits include Blood At The Root with The Yard at Jackalope Theater and Haven Theater’s How We Got On (Jeff Award nominated). Regional theater credits include SpeakEasy Stage Company’s regional premiere of School Girls; or The African Mean Girls Play (Norton Award nominated). Film credits include Stephen Cone’s Princess Cyd, Nia DaCosta’s Candyman, and Jennifer Reeder’s Knives and Skin and upcoming project Perpetrator. She is currently on the new series 4400 (CW) as Keisha Taylor. Ireon earned her BFA from Boston University and is represented by Paonessa Talent.