Devon Hayakawa (any pronouns used with respect) is an actor, dramaturg, playwright, and all-around nerd.
California born and with an Indiana degree, Devon has a passion for storytelling in any and every form. She made her Chicago debut as Kasey in Baked! The Musical as part of the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival (Best Supporting Performer Award), and has continued working in Chicago as a playwright and director with Chicago Dramatists and Wayward Sisters Ensemble.
She is currently represented as an actor by DDO Artists Agency.
Other favorite onstage roles include: Deb in Ordinary Days, Maggie in A Chorus Line, Multiple Roles in Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, Jo March in Little Women, Witch in Into the Woods, and Albert in Newsies.
Her work offstage has been recognized at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (Dramaturgy Region III Winner and National Finalist), Chicago Dramatists (Playwriting & Directing), as well as her alma mater, Ball State University.
Devon is currently staying home when she can, wearing a mask, and hoping to be vaccinated soon - stay safe out there!