Profile: Ni’Ja Whitson

Ni’Ja Whitson is an interdisciplinary artist, performer, writer and the founder/artistic director of The NWA Project. Whitson is gender non-conforming and use the pronouns they/them.


A Bessie-Award-winning gender nonconforming interdisciplinary artist, performer and writer, Ni’Ja Whitson has been referred to as “majestic” and “magnetic” by The New York Times, and is recognized by Brooklyn Magazine as being one of the 100 culture influencers.

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