Joaquina Kalukango Biography

Joaquina has appeared most recently in the Encores! Wild Party, on Broadway in Holler If Ya Hear Me and Godspell, and Off-Broadway in Our Lady of Kibeho (Signature), Antony and Cleopatra (The Public Theater and Royal Shakespeare Company), Emotional Creature(Signature and Berkeley Rep), Hurt Village (Signature, Theatre World Award, Drama Desk Award nomination) and Rent (NWS). Favorite regional credits include Camae in The Mountaintop (Arena Stage and Alley Theatre, Helen Hayes Award), Sarah in Ragtime (Hangar) and Ti Moune in Once on This Island (Hangar). Joaquina is a Juilliard graduate.

Joaquina Kalukango Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Helen Hayes Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play
Joaquina KalukangoThe Mountaintop
- 2012 - Theatre Finalists
Joaquina Kalukango
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Joaquina Kalukango, The Hurt Village
Theatre World Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Debut Performance
Joaquina Kalukango, Hurt Village