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Claudine Mboligikpelani Nako

Season 5: Paulinka Erdnuss, Die Alte (A Bright Room Called Day)

Claudine Mboligikpelani Nako is a member of the ACT Theatre’s Core Company, most recently on stage in their critically acclaimed production of The Crucibleas as Mary Warren. She is also a film & television actor, starring most recently on screen as Sherry O’Neil in the Netflix original series Everything Sucks! Nako is a writer, teaching artist, director, and political activist. A Bright Room Called Day marks Nako’s debut with The Williams Project. She is excited for the opportunity to share such poignant and timely story with the Seattle community.

Selected theatre credits—Beneatha in A Raisin in the Sun (Seattle Rep); Big River, My Heart is the Drum (Village); Colleen in Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play (ACT); Little Bee in Little Bee (Book-It); Hair (ArtsWest); Leap of Faith (Showtunes); Camae in The Mountaintop (Snowy Range). Selected TV/Film credits—Outside In, Sadie, Grimm.