Naima currently lives in Atlanta, where she was named a 2010 Suzi Bass Award nominee for her role as Azmera in Aurora Theatre’s Tranced. Other regional credits include: A Christmas Carol, Alliance Theatre; Antigone, Georgia Shakespeare (2009 Suzi Bass Award nominee); Caroline, or Change, St. Louis Black Repertory (MO); Rejoice, True Colors Theatre Company; Raisin in the Sun, New Stage Theatre (MS); Godspell, Theatrical Outfit; Smokey Joe’s Café, Springer Opera House; The Wiz and Dreamgirls, The Renaissance Project. Also no stranger to voice overs and film/TV Naima has most recently been spotted in commercials for Westwood College and Georgia Lottery (singing about shrimp fried rice). Naima’s most rewarding on camera work has been a kid-friendly video series for the reTHINK Group, shown weekly in churches across the nation.
Suzi Bass Awards History
2015 Suzi Bass Winner, Lead Actress Musical, Memphis, Aurora Theatre & Theatrical Outfit
2013 Suzi Bass Nominee, Best Ensemble Play, Lark Eden, Aurora Theatre
2010 Suzi Bass Nominee, Lead Actress Play, Tranced, Aurora Theatre
2009 Suzi Bass Nominee, Lead Actress Play, Antigone, Georgia Shakespeare
2008 Suzi Bass Nominee, Best Ensemble Musical, Godspell, Theatrical Outfit