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Yvette Heyliger

Yvette Heyliger

Class of 1978 – Heyliger played “Aunt Sarah” on the NBC hit, Cosby Show. In recent years she was seen in Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Uptown/Downtown performing artist workshop where she wrote and performed, Yvette X: Bridge to Baraka. Prior to that she was seen in Tribecca Performing Arts Center’s Writers in Performance where she wrote and performed her original poetry. Twice a graduate of New York University with her Masters of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees, she received her Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing—Playwriting from Queens College, NY. She was a member of the first graduating class of Duke Ellington School of the Arts.