Myshell Tabu is a classically trained actress and a master tap dancer. Raised in south Los Angeles, she has portrayed diverse roles on stage and the silver screen, from Beneatha Younger in A Raisin in the Sun to cinematic work with Sanaa Lathan and Clifton Powell.
Myshell's formal acting training began at age twelve, with Heart of Los Angeles Youth Theater, where she studied method acting and improv with Garrett M. Brown (Kick-Ass, Sisters) for four years. Soon after, her hip-hop dance skills landed her on several awards shows and in a host of music videos. Prior to having her first child, Myshell completed the intermediate level of the core track at Groundlings.
In college, Myshell journeyed behind the camera, majoring in film production at Chapman University in Orange County.
Myshell's film credits include: Something New (Sanaa Hamri), Showstoppers (Barry Knowles), and Dependent's Day (Michael David Lynch). In her spare time, she researches new developments in medicine and education.
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