AGNESS AT A GLANCE
Agness Nyama is a Zambian-American, Opera Singer and Actress.
Hailed by the New York Times as “an Actress to watch and a mezzo-soprano force in the making with a gleaming voice and assured tone.” She trained at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City and at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London on the BA Acting Course.
She currently holds a 2015 ASCAP award for Best Actress in a Musical, a 2019 Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Opera and a SKY ARTS Southbank award for Best Opera for her work in Porgy and Bess with the English National Opera.
She recently filmed with Steve McQueen on his Hands project (2020).