Artist Bio

J. Nicole Brooks

J. Nicole Brooks(she/they) is an award winning actor, writer, director, and educator based in Chicago. Brooks’ writing practice includes playwriting, screenwriting, essays, and poetry. As a theatre artist Brooks is an ensemble member and Mellon Foundation Playwright in Residence at the Tony Award winning Lookingglass Theatre Company. Film and TV credits include Candyman (Say My Name) and guest recurring roles on Chicago FireFargoSouth SideThe Chi and Power: Force.