Tamieka Chavis is a Daytime Emmy Award winning producer, actress, and theatre educator. She has been nominated for and awarded numerous awards for Best Lead Actress, Best Ensemble, and Producer including the Daytime Emmys and the Indie Series Awards for her portrayal of Mia Stephenson in the multi-award winning television and digital series Anacostia. Select regional theatre credits include performances with Mosaic Theater Company, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Constellation Theatre, Hub Theatre, Ally Theatre Company, NextStop Theatre, Smithsonian's Discovery Theater. On camera, she has done principle work in productions such as HBO's The Wire, Investigation Discovery's Psychic Detectives, Maverick Entertainment's Torn, and Netflix's House of Cards, as well as numerous commercials, industrials, and independent films including Q&A, The Henchman's War, and Aspirin for the Masses. She is a Company Member with Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Smithsonian's Discovery Theater, and Ally Theatre Company. Tamieka is a proud graduate of the British American Drama Academy in Oxford UK, as well as the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts in DC where she is also a faculty member.