Artist Bios

J. Nicole Brooks

J. Nicole Brooks

J. Nicole Brooks (Nina) is a resident of Los Angeles, but a native daughter of Chicago, and Immediate Family marks her return to the stage. Previous acting credits include Studs Terkel's RACE directed by David Schwimmer, Mary Stuart directed by JoAnne Akalitis, Cider House Rules directed by David Cromer and As Much As You Can directed by Krissy Vanderwurker. Brooks is an ensemble member at the Tony Award winning Lookingglass Theatre. Scribe credits: Black Diamond The Years The Locusts Have EatenFedraShotgun Harriet and Midway Liquors. Directing credits: Black Diamond, and Mr.Rickey Calls A Meeting (Lookingglass Theatre). Trophies & Accolades: TCG Fox Fellowship Resident Actor, American Theatre Wing Tony Award, LA Ovation Best Supporting Actress, and Black Theatre Alliance Best Actress. Proud member of ITI-Worldwide, and Actors Equity. Musings on life and Tom Foolery can be found on her comedic blog Closed Captioning For The Jive Impaired drop by http://doctaslick.blogspot.com. twitter handle @doctaslick