Tonya Holloway is Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of Soul Rep Theatre Company. A native of Fort Worth, Texas, she has worked extensively in the film, stage, and commercial industries as an actress, director, writer, and freelancer for over 20 years. Tonya holds a BFA in Theatre Arts from Prairie View A&M University.
In 2006, 2007, and 2010, Holloway served as Scriptwriter for the NAACP’s National ACT-SO Awards Ceremony. She has volunteered as an ACT-SO mentor since 1990.
In 2019, Tonya served as Writing Consultant on the Amazon Prime series #WASHED as well as Casting Director for season two, premiering fall of 2020. In 2020, four productions tagged to her name were selected for the Denton Black Film Festival and SXSW.
Her stage adaptation of Virginia Hamilton’s award-winning book, HERSTORIES, was produced in Dallas and in Germany, snagging three Toppers Awards (Military European Theatre Awards) out of five nominations.
She currently resides in Dallas with her husband and four children.
Prairie View A&M University