Midwest born, west coast trained, N'Jameh Camara is an actor, writer and teaching artist. She is a proud first generation American of Gambian and Filipino heritage. She is currently performing as Nettie in the Tony Winning Revival of The Color Purple at Paper Mill Playhouse, directed by John Doyle. Previously she did the role in the Broadway National Tour. Previously she was seen in the the Off Broadway World Premier of X: or Betty Shabazz vs. The Nation by Marcus Gardley. As well, she was seen Off Broadway in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar as Calpurnia. Prior to her move to NYC, N'Jameh was a part of Bobby and Kristen Anderson Lopez's World Premier Up Here at the La Jolla Playhouse directed by Alex Timbers.
N'Jameh received her M.F.A from UC San Diego and has taught acting and movement workshops at various universities including Loyola University- New Orleans, UC San Diego, SUNY Oswego, Northern Arizona University and University of Central Missouri. She is a current member of the Voice and Speech Trainers Association where she presented on Intersectional Arts Pedagogy in Singapore at the 2017 VASTA conference. She is currently a writer for the Dramatists Guild production of The Monologue Project, an anthology that writes audition material for women of the African Diaspora. She has written and performed a one woman show about a young Maya Angelou, Marguerite: Our Mama Angelou Who Saw the World Before It Saw Her. The show was developed with the Ubuntu Theater Project and was performed at Studio 67 in Oakland, CA, The Alameda Juvenile Detention Hall and the Eugene O'Neill Tao House for New Play Development.