What's In A Name?
On first encounter, folks may find my name a little difficult to pronounce, so lets start there:
né-hé-sigh-u is a little song
say to yourself, "I'll never lie to you"
now say Né-hé-sigh-u
and... di-ganz rhymes with "hands"
See my Actor Page and Resumé links for updated agent & contact info. (photo credit: david leyes)
Nehassaiu Wins Inaugural 2016 Berkshire Theatre Award
For Outstanding Supporting Actor (Female)
"guffaw-worthy" Albany Times Union
"If there is an audacious, unbridled, go-for-broke, Puckish spirit in this production it resides in the diminutive, thoroughly captivating deGannes" The Berkshire Eagle
ran at Shakespeare & Co's Tina Packer Playhouse July 23 - Sept 4, 2016
Nehassaiu played "Nell Gwynne," "Maria" & "Lady Davenant."
From The Wish List: Nehassaiu is "Prudence" in CENTRAL SQUARE THEATER's
Elliot Norton Award Winning Production of The Convert by Danai Gurira!!!
On May 23, our 2016 New England Premiere of THE CONVERT won the Elliot Norton Award for Best Production (Mid-Size Theatre.) Produced by Debra Wise, Directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian and featuring Maurice Parent as "Chilford." (pictured here)
Deeply grateful to have played Danai's powerful creation, "Prudence" in this production.