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Based in Stockholm, Nancy Ofori (1995) is an Afro-Swedish actor, writer and filmmaker with Ghanaian heritage.

Her stories explore afro-swedish identity, spirituality, and the supernatural.

Born and raised in Stockholm, she moved to London in 2014 to do a BA in Drama and Theatre Arts at Goldsmiths University. In 2017, she performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with the feminist theatre company The Völvas. In 2019, she had her debut as a playwright in her one woman show, Kind of Woman, at the Camden People’s Theatre.

In 2021, Nancy graduated from Goldsmiths University with an MA in Visual Anthropology.

In 2022, Nancy shot her first film Collective Memory, premiered at the Cinemafrica Film Festival and made her Swedish debut as an actor in the Royal Court/Riksteatern touring production of Seven methods of killing Kylie Jenner. Followed in 2023 parts in Otherness by Magdi Saleh (Malmö Stadsteater), Brinn by Farnaz Arbabi (Unga Klara) and Seven methods of killing Kylie Jenner byJasmine Lee-Jones (Dramaten).

She also recently graduated from the screenwriting programme, Alma Manusutbildning in 2022.

Submitted project: Gåvan (The Gift), a text for theatre where we follow Norah, a young black writer living in Sweden, when she is confronted with the Black heritage present in Swedish history.