Atlantic Theater Company DEWANDA WISE - Atlantic Theater Company


DEWANDA WISE (Olivia) appears as ‘Nola Darling’ in the Netflix adaption of “She’s Gotta Have It.” Following its season one release in 2017, the series received an AAFCA award as one of the “Top 10 Television Shows.” The second season is set to premiere next year. Other television credits include “Shots Fired,” “Underground,” “Boardwalk Empire,” and “The Good Wife,” among others. In film, Wise can be seen next in The Weekend, opposite Sasheer Zamata and Tone Bell, which is set to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. Recently, Wise completed production in the Netflix Original, “Someone Great,” starring opposite Gina Rodriguez, Brittany Snow, Lakeith Stanfield, and Rosario Dawson, which is set to premiere next year. Additional film credits include How to Tell You’re a Douchbag, in which Wise starred in and executive produced, Spinning into Butter, and Precious, among others. In 2016, Wise ventured into screenwriting and wrote the short-film, “Where You Go,” which premiered at Cannes.  Previous stage credits include Sunset Baby, Race, Flight, and In the Continuum. Wise graduated with honors as a BFA Representative from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and was a recipient of the Scholar Award as well as the Atlantic Achievement in Studio Award.