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Abena Mensah-Bonsu Biography

 
Bio:
Abena is a New Jersey native and a graduate of The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York. Inspired by her mother's musical background, Abena began singing and writing songs at the young age of 8. After appearing in her first musical during her junior year of high school, Abena was bitten ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Abena is a New Jersey native and a graduate of The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York. Inspired by her mother's musical background, Abena began singing and writing songs at the young age of 8. After appearing in her first musical during her junior year of high school, Abena was bitten ... (read complete bio)

Abena is a New Jersey native and a graduate of The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York. Inspired by her mother's musical background, Abena began singing and writing songs at the young age of 8. After appearing in her first musical during her junior year of high school, Abena was bitten by the acting bug and the rest is history. She went on to join prestigious, award winning choirs and has participated in numerous theatrical productions.



?Abena has been fortunate enough to work with the likes of the wonderful Marcia Milgrom-Dodge (Tony Award nominated director for the Broadway revival of 'Ragtime') and the outstanding Jason Chaet (director, writer & producer of award-winning film 'Putzel') as well as numerous admirable directors and educators during her time at AMDA. Her talents have been presented across the United States as well as international waters. Abena is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association and she is based out of New York City.

Abena Mensah-Bonsu Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Ensemble Award Gold Star
Abena Mensah-BonsuSchool Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play