Nambi Kelley

Kelley has performed on regional stages across the country, internationally, including many shows at the Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, and has been seen on several television shows, including Elementary, Person of Interest, Madam Secretary, Chicago PD, and most recently guest starred on NBC’s Chicago Justice. Also an accomplished playwright, Nambi has penned plays for Steppenwolf and Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Lincoln Center (Director’s Fest) in New York, and internationally. Kelley is in residence at New Victory for 2018-19, was a finalist for the Francesca Primus Award, The Kevin Spacey Foundation Award, and is working on an adaptation of Toni Morrison’s Jazz which is slated for several regional productions in coming seasons. Her adaptation of Native Son (Sam French)has enjoyed productions across the country, most notably, at Yale Repertory Theatre, and will premiere in NYC in 2019.

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