Amarachi Okorom is a Nigerian born actress and spoken word poet. She grew up in Auckland, New Zealand where she spent 14 years of her life. In 2013 she moved to Melbourne, where she studied and graduated with a Bachelor of Technology. She spends most of her time working at the Wyndham City Libraries and being involved in Wyndham Edge sessions. Outside of her commitments she is usually practicing and perfecting her spoken word skills and writing stories.
Amarachi joined Wyndham Edge in 2017 and performed in At First Glance (2017). Amarachi played Miranda in Caliban (2018) as part of the Edge Ensemble, and performed in Wyndham Edge’s TIG (2018). She has performed her original spoken word pieces at various events across Melbourne in 2018. Amarachi has also worked as a Support Artist at Victoria University Secondary College, St Albans Edge and Wyndham Edge in 2018. In 2019, Amarachi worked with WEYA as a Support Artist for the SIGNAL program, and is currently working on Lear with Skin Of Our Teeth Productions in Geelong.
“Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasise about a world we aspire to” – Willem Dafoe