“The Legacy Robe symbolizes persistence as a performer and it reminds me just how fortunate I am to be in this often fickle business.”
Name: Bahiyah Hibah
Show: Moulin Rouge!
Hometown: I claim both Baltimore, MD and Brooklyn, NY as my home bases.
Broadway Debut: The Color Purple (original cast) was my debut.
Professional Training: I graduated from Baltimore School for the Arts, received my BFA from The Juilliard School and danced in Frankfurt Ballet, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Complexions and Creative Outlet before my musical theatre career began.
Year Joined: I joined Actors’ Equity in 2004.
How I Got My Equity Card: I joined once I booked The Color Purple.
Broadway Chorus Credits: I've been on nine chorus contracts thus far.
Fun Fact: I love to cook and dream of becoming a chef one day.
The cast of Moulin Rouge! makes sure they all touch the Legacy Robe to bless their show. Photo by Walter McBride.
Hibah and the Moulin Rouge! cast have fun on opening night. Photo by Walter McBride.
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