Akasha Nelson

AKASHA NELSON (u/s Sonya, The Great Comet…) Atlanta credits: A Christmas Carol at Alliance Theatre, Kim’s Convenience at Horizon Theatre and Christmas Canteen at Aurora Theatre. Other favorite credits include: Esmeralda in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Younts Center), #14 in The Wolves (The Warehouse Theatre), and Caroline in I and You (Clemson University). For her role in I & You, she received the 2022 National Special Achievement in Individual Performance distinction from the Kennedy Center. She originally hails from South Carolina and holds an MS in Applied Psychology from Clemson University. Up next, she’ll be performing in Hidden Gems: Our Favorite Selections from Song Cycles at 54Below in New York City. All glory to God. IG: @akashanelson