Nafeesa Monroe - Shaw Festival Theatre

Nafeesa Monroe

SHAW 2021: Trouble in Mind; Gatsby’s Jazz, Sonny’s Blues, Fairground and Shawground; 2nd season.
(Selected Credits) ELSEWHERE: Top Girls, American Conservatory Theater; Sweat, Pioneer Theatre Company; Henry V, Hartford Stage; The Wedding Gift, Contemporary American Theater Festival; Disgraced, Pittsburg Public Theater; Proof, Classics in Color/Quick Silver Theater; Julius Caesar, Folger Theatre; Love’s Labour’s Lost, Mother Courage (with Olympia Dukakis), Shakespeare & Company; founder/artistic director of Classics in Color: An INclusive Theatre Company (
FILM/TELEVISION: The Punisher, Madam Secretary, Blue Bloods, I’m Through with White Girls.
OTHER: as a poet, opened for Jewel; appeared on HBO’s Def Poetry, and alongside bestselling author Neale Donald Walsch.
TRAINING: Meisner School of Acting; BA, Wesleyan University; MFA, Academy for Classical Acting at George Washington University.

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Trouble in Mind

Racial tension needs no dress rehearsal. A groundbreaking, forgotten classic of Black American Theatre from the Fifties.

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