WI-MOTO NYOKA is a performer, writer and transmedia artist. Awards and honors include: Puffin Foundation grant recipient 2012, the Brick’s Comic Book Theater Festival 2014 selected librettist, Indie Boots Theater Festival Finalist & Audience Award Honorable Mention 2015, A.R.T/New York Creative Space Grant recipient 2016, MultiStage 2017 New Works Contest Semi-Finalist. Official Film Selections include: Urban Action Showcase (2016), MeccaCon International Film Festival (2016-18), Official Latino Short Film Festival (2017), The Art of Brooklyn (2018) Motif Film Festival (2018). Residencies include: Tanzhaus NRW Interdisciplinary Works 2011, The Playwriting Collective Writers Group 2017 and Fresh Ground Pepper Playground Playgroup 2017-18. She holds a BFA in Music Theater from the University of the Arts and an MFA for Performance & Interactive Media Arts from Brooklyn College.