What is your hope for The Blueprint?
That it never stops growing.
Who do you do this for?
All BIPOC artists who have ever felt unseen, unheard and under appreciated.
What is one hope you have for
the future of our industry?
That the theatre returns more awake and alive to the beauty of BIPOC individuals and BIPOC work.
Who are 3 BIPOC artists that inspire you and your work?
My mother. Moses Ingram. Amandla Jahava.
What advice do you have for emerging BIPOC artists?
Be in search of your voice and when you find it; be loud, be bold, be brave and sing!!
Portrait By Danielle Chaves / @daniellemariechaves
Kineta Kunutu (she/her/hers) is a New York-based actor originally from Johannesburg, South Africa. Favorite theater credits include: But I Cd Only Whisper (The Flea) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival); TV credits include The Blacklist and The Good Fight. Kineta is an alumna of the Yale School of Drama—where her credits include Romeo & Juliet, Trojan Women, If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka, Mies Julie, and In the Red and Brown Water—and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. In addition to her screen and stage work, Kineta is also a voice actor, yoga instructor, and teaching artist.