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Nakeisha Daniel is a multi-talented artist. Her work as a director, actor, choreographer, and intimacy choreographer has been seen on national and international stages, and screen. Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, her love of theater sparked at an early age eventually leading her to earn a BFA in Musical Theater, an MFA in Acting from Penn State University, and to further studies in London and Canada. 


She was honored to serve as the first ever Guest Artist in Residence at the Citadel: Military College of South Carolina and is a 2018 Eugene O’Neill Theater Center Cabaret and Performance Fellow. Nakeisha is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association (AEA).

As an arts education advocate, Nakeisha’s mission is to transform student learning and to support educators through arts integration. She is grateful to have worked with a wide variety of organizations including; The Alliance Theater Center, Charleston Gaillard Center, The Citadel, College of Charleston, East Tennessee State University, The Kennedy Center, and Engaging Creative Minds. Nakeisha currently serves as Assistant Professor of African American Theatre and Performance at the College of Charleston and as the Region 4 coordinator for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) ASPIRE Arts Leadership Program.

For more information see below downloadable CV's:





"Storytelling is a beautiful medium through which we are reminded of our humanity."

-Nakeisha Daniel

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