Nhadya is an Award-winning bilingual, Haitian-American actress with proud southern roots. Although Nhadya is an actress with great range, her essence is "The strong, nurturing, and sensitive leading woman with a purpose and a moral compass.”
Nhadya's beloved roles include Beneatha Younger in A Raisin in the Sun, a dream role that won her Broadway World's “Best Featured Actress in a Play" award. TV/Film credits include "Dorothy" on Orange is the New Black, "Monique" on Spike Lee's She's Gotta Have It and "Shakwan" on Fox Studio's Your Stupid.
When Nhadya isn’t acting, she enjoys inconspicuously “studying people” on NYC trains, going to the theater & volunteering. She also appreciates traveling globally and immersing herself in new culture.
Nhadya is a proud graduate of The University of Florida and The Maggie Flanigan Studio, a rigorous Conservatory in New York City. She has also studied acting at the American Conservatory Theater after being accepted to both ACT and Yale School of Drama’s summer programs. Alumni of Maggie Flanigan include Mike Colter, Sam Rockwell and Calista Flockhart. Alumni of ACT include Denzel Washington, Elizabeth Banks and Anika Noni Rose. Nhadya is a local hire to the New York City, Los Angeles and the Southeast markets. She is a member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA.