Jyreika is an actor, dancer, poet, and intimacy director/coordinator based in Chicago, IL. Her philosophy as both an Actor and Intimacy Director is advocating for the culture to change for not only the performers but for the whole industry. She most recently worked on the World Premiere of Will Allan’s CAMPAIGNS, INC. Other Chicago credits include LINDIWE U/S (Steppenwolf); FRANKENSTEIN (Remy Bumppo); COLUMBINUS (The Yard Theatre Company); IN THE BLOOD (Red Tape Theatre); FLY HONEYS SHOW (The Inconvenience Project); THE WIZ (Kokandy Productions); THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (Filament Theatre). Intimacy direction credits: THE LAST PAIR OF EARLIES (Raven Theatre); TWELFTH NIGHT (Midsommer Flight);  SHEEPDOG (Shattered Globe); INTIMATE APPAREL (Northlight Theatre); THE LIGHT (Coalescence Theatre); HOODOO LOVE- Asst. (Raven Theatre); FIRST DEEP BREATH – Asst. (Victory Gardens). She is proudly represented by Shirley Hamilton Talent. IG: @jevelyng