Nilaja Sun

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New York credits include Huck and Holden (Cherry Lane Theatre), The Cook (INTAR), The Adventures of Barrio Grrrl! (Summer Play Festival), Einstein’s Gift, Pieces of the Throne, Time and The Conways (Epic Theatre Center), “Law and Order: SVU.” As a solo performer, credits include Blues for a Gray Sun (INTAR), La Nubia Latina, Black and Blue (Aaron Davis Hall Fund for New Works), Insufficient Fare (New World Theatre Fund), Due to the Tragic Events of..., and Mixtures (directed by Micheal John Garcés) which have been performed at Intar, the Hip Hop Theatre Festival, Aaron Davis Hall, Henry Street Settlement, New World Theatre and Sarah Lawrence College. A native of the Lower East Side, she is a Princess Grace Award winner (Acting) and has worked as a teaching artist in New York City for eight years.
 
Credits

Actor
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Public Enemy Pearl Theatre 10/09/2016 N/A
2 Pike St. Abrons Arts Center/ Experimental Theater 11/17/2015 N/A
3 The Commons of Pensacola New York City Center/ Stage I 11/21/2013 Lorena
4 No Child... Barrow Street Theatre 06/19/2011 N/A
5 No Child... Barrow Street Theatre 07/16/2006 N/A
6 Einstein's Gift Acorn Theater 10/06/2005 N/A

Author
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Pike St. Abrons Arts Center/ Experimental Theater 11/17/2015 Playwright
2 No Child... Barrow Street Theatre 06/19/2011 Playwright
3 No Child... Barrow Street Theatre 07/16/2006 Playwright
Awards
Award Production Function
1 WON 2007 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Solo Show No Child... Actor
      No Child... Playwright
2 NOMINATED 2007 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Solo Performance No Child... Actor
3 WON 2007 Obie Award, Performance    
4 WON 2007 Outer Critics Circle Award, John Gassner Award No Child... Playwright
5 WON 2007 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Solo Performance No Child... Actor
6 WON 2007 Theatre World Award No Child... Actor