Ms Nina Kristofferson
Academic and research departmentsFaculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Nina is an International Multi-Award Winning Actor, Singer, Writer, Producer, Director and Teacher and she has won the Award Of Excellence at The Houses of Parliament; The WGGB Olwen Wymark Theatre Encouragement Award; a Legend Award for Services to the Community & Humanity at Trinidad & Tobago Awards; GAB AWARD for Excellence in The Arts for Africa & Africans around the World; UK AFRICA Diaspora Forum Award for Making a difference in the Community as an Opera Singer; WOHA celebrating 50 Global Women; Women of Excellence Equality Diversity & Inclusion Unsung Hero Award, WhatsOnStage Awards & Nominations. Nina is a passionate advocate for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and works extensively within the community to bring about sustainable change within the Arts and the creative industries at Higher Education.
Nina trained at the Guildford School of Acting – Conservatoire and some of her leading roles from the West End include Liz Imbrie in High Society, Chiffon in Little Shop of Horrors, Mrs Vanderkieft in The Sting, The Girl in Blues In The Night along with Medea in Medea, Cleopatra in Anthony & Cleopatra and Billie Holiday in her self-penned West End, Award Winning, sold out hit shows – Nina Kristofferson’s Billie Holiday Story and Nina Kristofferson’s Timeless. As an accomplished actress, writer and singer of many styles encompassing Opera, Jazz & Blues to Medea & Cleopatra, The Times describes Nina as “hypnotizing, captivating, electrifying” and she continues to receive outstanding critical and public acclaim for her incredible contribution to the Arts. Nina has worked around the World in Theatre, Film, TV and Radio including Colourful Radio with regular appearances on BBC London Radio as well as being a Co-Presenter for Channel 2 – Talk Radio, Women in Business Radio Show. She is also an Event’s Host, Voice Over Actor for Commercials, the Gaming Industry and countless projects.
Nina has also been performing Concerts & Festivals Internationally for many years, some of which include: Nina Kristofferson’s Billie Holiday Story, Deena in Dreamgirlz, Sweet Inspiration in Elvis, Classical & Opera – Soloist, Nina Kristofferson Sings Jazz & Blues, Motown, Nina Kristofferson Sings Billie Holiday, Nina Kristofferson’s Timeless (a concert in 5 different languages) in London, UK, Europe, Dubai and USA for Hilton, The Oil Barons Ball, The Pheasantry, Zedel’s Crazy Coqs, Man Group plc, Tesco, Mary K, Grosvenor House, Jewish Events, Channel 4, Damien Hirst, Latitude Festival and many more Corporate Events. Learn More - W: http://www.nkproductions.co.uk/
Nina is on the Executive Board of the Writers Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) and she is The Chair for the London & South East Region (WGGB); Theatre Committee Member (WGGB) & Diversity Inclusion Committee Member (WGGB); Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) & Voice Consultant; Masterclasses in Singing all Styles including Opera and Jazz, Speech (Phonetics), Gaming, Public Speaking, Bel Canto & Workshop Leader.