Artist Profiles

Nambi E. Kelley

Nambi E. Kelley returns to the Steppenwolf where she was last seen in Nikki Giovanni: New Song for a New Day in the role of Nikki. Other Chicago credits: Crumbs from the Table of Joy (Goodman Theatre/Joseph Jefferson Nomination: Principle Actress) Drowning Crow (Goodman Theatre) and Mirror of the Invisible World (Goodman Theatre U/S). Regional: Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, (Fountain Theatre, Los Angeles), Antigone (South Coast Repertory Theatre, Los Angeles). International: 12 Animals, The Shadow Thief, and The Little Dragon (LATT Theatre, 3 National Tours, South Korea) Stop AIDS Keep the Promise, Tanzania, Africa. Nambi is a graduate of The School at Steppenwolf, The Theatre School at DePaul University, and is a published, produced, and award winning playwright.