PlayMakers: Debut. Recent credits include Mr. Joy (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park), the world premiere of Kara Lee Corthron’s Welcome to Fear City (Contemporary American Theater Festival), Las Meninas (A.C.T. Conservatory), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Two River Theater’s Little Shakespeare), The Great Society (Asolo Repertory Theatre), the world premiere of Kevin R. Free’s Night of the Living N-Word (New York International Fringe Festival), Our Lady of Kibeho (Smith College), Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (North Carolina School of the Arts), the world premiere of World Builders (Contemporary American Theater Festival), The Mountaintop (Kitchen Theatre Company) and the world premiere of Approaching Ali (Washington National Opera at The Kennedy Center). She is a member of The New Georges Jam and has worked with New Dramatists, The Lark, the Fire This Time Festival, The New Black Fest, Signature Theatre and Working Theater and a volunteer with the 52nd Street Project. She was a 2015 Artist-in-Residence at the Drama League, a 2013 Drama League Directing Fellow and the 2011 recipient of the League of Professional Theatre Women’s Josephine Abady Award. Visit www.nicoleawatson.com.