Artist Statement: 

In every project I create, I seek to revolutionize the way we see ourselves.


Jameelah Nuriddin is a NAACP award-winning artist and holds her BFA in Theatre from the University of Southern California (USC.) A native of Atlanta, Georgia, she began acting in films in her early teens, playing opposite such notable actors as Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, and Kimberly Elise. While in Atlanta, Jameelah worked for HBO, FAMILY CHANNEL, and FOX while attending the Magnet School for Performing Arts; she has also studied in New York under Larry Silverberg — world-renowned expert of the Meisner Method — forming the foundation of her craft.

Jameelah has appeared in over 35 TV spots and films, and performed in over three dozen theatrical productions for the stage including: the WARNER BROS. Feature film ATL, The DISNEY REDCAT Theatre’s Cut, and starred in the OFF-BROADWAY run of Innocent Flesh. As a Producer and Director, Jameelah has been hired by the WATTS VILLAGE THEATRE COMPANY, and PASADENA PLAYHOUSE. 

A passion for teaching and inspiring in the arts, she has taught theatre widely over the globe: a Children’s Orphanage in Indonesia, Middle-school students in MacArthur Park – LA, and even sessions with inmates of NORCO California State Prison. As a leader and innovator, Jameelah serves as Artistic Director/Co-Founder of a Los Angeles based Production Cooperative, Imaginese.