Jina Nam is a NYC based actress, singer, dancer, and educator with Masters from New York University (NYU). Nam first studied Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Theater Arts at University of California, Santa Cruz, and worked as a research scientist in the Neuroscience Laboratory at Stanford University before she moved to New York City to study musical theater at CAP21 Conservatory, and vocal pedagogy/music education in the graduate program at NYU. Nam has her own private voice studio in addition to coaching through Broadway Artists Alliance (BAA), Gill Mindful Voice Training (GMVT), and NYU. She has performed extensively in NYC/regional theaters such as the Off-Broadway production of Comfort Women: A New Musical (NamSoon Lee), Going West with B Street Theatre (Hopkins/BaoJia/Miss Pearl), A Thousand Cranes (Sadako), The King and I (Tuptim), Guys and Dolls (Sarah Brown), Avenue Q (Christmas Eve), A Chorus Line (Connie Wong), Miss Saigon (Swing/Dance Captain), Fantasticks (The Mute/Dance Captain), and Rent (Alexi Darling) to name a few.
Nam is the Admissions Director at BAA of New York City, the NYC’s elite Musical Theater training program for young performers. She is a member of the International Honor Society in Education (Kappa Delta Pi), an Actors’ Equity Association (AEA).