Nubia Monks | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Nubia Monks


Adjunct Faculty

Nubia Monks is an actor, playwright, and educator. She has performed at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, The La Jolla Playhouse, The Old Globe, The Women's Theatre Festival, Ten Thousand Things, The Folger Theater, and The Guthrie Theater. Nubia has also performed in various virtual workshops, readings, and performances. She wrote Hands of Color which premiered at the Synchronicity Theater in Atlanta and then went on to receive the Suzi Bass Award for 'Outstanding World Premiere.' She was also recently rewarded as a finalist for the 2023 Royer Playwriting Excellence Award. She is currently a '23-'25 recipient of the Jerome's Fellowship at the Playwrights' Center as well as a recent Scratch Pad Series Playwright at the Playwright's Realm.

Upcoming: Wine in the Wilderness by Alice Childress. Directed by Lou Bellamy at Penumbra Theatre: February 22–March 17.