Miriam Agwai is a Nigerian filmmaker and actor currently living in New
York City. Born in Kaduna State, Miriam was raised in Plateau State,
Harare, and New York City. She studied film at the School of Visual Arts,
where she graduated with honors, and studied Meisner with Jim Brill,
a senior faculty member at the Neighborhood Playhouse. As a result, she
has a hodgepodge accent, and a desire to tell stories about people you
don’t typically hear about.