Nadja Simmonds is an EMC actor currently based in Chicago.

She graduated from Marquette University with a Communication's degree in Theatre Arts and Digital Media with a Spanish minor. 

Nadja is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, where she started her performance career with Cincinnati Black Theatre company and Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's Summer Program. 

Some of her recent work includes acting with Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Forward Theater, First Stage Children's Theater, Northern Sky Theatre, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's Young Playwrights Festival, and working with the Summit Players, Wisconsin's premiere traveling Shakespeare troupe. 

Since the Pandemic began, she has been back in her hometown of Cincinnati doing virtual productions with CATCO, First Stage Children's Theater, and Milwaukee Chamber Theater. 

Nadja is currently acting with Montana Shakespeare as Hero in Much Ado About Nothing through December 2021.