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Nnenna Ukwu is a first-generation Nigerian-American and multi-disciplinary performing artist. She earned her Bachelor’s in Theatre from Yale University and an MFA in Musical Theatre Writing from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

As a vocalist, an actress, a writer of music and words in many forms—Nnenna is committed to telling stories through art that provoke and elevate the human heart.  Her body of work transcends genres, blending contemplation with humor to explore what lies beneath the surface of things.

“I don’t always know what I’m going to create next. As I walk in obedience to my creator and my creative impulses, the content dictates the form.”  – Nnenna Ukwu