Nehprii Amenii - Director, PLAYWRIGHT, PropERTIES, PUPPET, Set, and Sound Designer
Nehprii Amenii, (MFA, Sarah Lawrence College 2013) is a writer, director, puppeteer, and visual storyteller. She is recipient of the 2013 Lipkin Prize for Playwriting and was selected as a U.S. delegate for the 2015 Women Playwrights International Conference.
She has worked with Penumbra Theatre, La Mama Experimental Theatre, The Flea, Pan Asian Rep, Bushwick Starr, Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre, Bread & Puppet, Virginia Stage Company, Columbia University's Miller Theater, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and Cirque Du Soleil.
In addition to her work as a theatre artist, Nehprii has enjoyed 18 years of teaching. She currently uses arts and storytelling to teach English to young immigrants within NYC public Schools. She has enjoyed 13 years of teaching and staging puppetry productions for Alvin Ailey's AileyCamp; she now serves as their creative consultant.
Nehprii Amenii is artistic director of Khunum productions.
Puppeteers of America