Performer. Writer. Speaker. Filmmaker.
Emmy Nominated Producer.
Nikki Bailey is a Comedian, Actress, Published Author, Director and Emmy Nominated Producer, with a Master of Divinity, and her own podcast: Fun, Faith, & F*ckery. She was nominated for two Emmy awards for her work as a producer on PBS specials about Philadelphia politics and went on to work on and write for other television productions including: Labor and Delivery (TLC), WomenDocs (Lifetime) and This Far By Faith: African-American Spiritual Journeys (PBS). Nikki is the author of Soul Smarts for Day Starts: 31 Days of Creative Inspiration and Activities. Her article, “Girl! I Am So Over Church!” is featured in the book, Faithfully Feminist: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Feminists on Why We Stay. She was a featured comedian for Loni Love’s “Laugh Off” on BET’s The Real and appeared in David Krumholtz’s IFC show, Gigi Does It. Nikki also played a supporting role in the short film, Missed Connections, starring Pose actress and trans activist, Angelica Ross. Nikki is the creator of Fatch Comedy: The Fat Sketch Show which features a cast of fat and fabulous funny ladies who’ve sold out shows at UCB in Los Angeles and San Francisco SketchFest. She is the writer, director and star of the film, The Crossroad which recently premiered in Pasadena, CA. Nikki holds a BA in Communication with a focus on TV & Film and a Master of Divinity degree concentrated in Worship in the Arts & Womanist Ethics. (more)
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Part inspiration and part creative challenge, Soul Smarts for Day Starts offers fun and funny activities, journal prompts and ideas designed to super-charge your positive attitude, enhance your bliss, smarten up your soul and show you how to get more pray and play into your day.
Fatch: The Fat Sketch COmedy SHow
Nikki is the founder of Fatch Comedy, a sketch comedy team comprised of fat writers and actors whose mission is to increase the visibility of people of size in the entertainment industry and the world at large (pun intended...you're welcomed). The Fatch Comedy team includes professional actors, comedians, Broadway performers, writers for stage and screen and podcast hosts. We've performed in LA at UCB, the Black Women in Comedy Festival, the Laugh Riot Grrrl Festival and The Plus Bus. They also performed at 2020's San Francisco SketchFest!
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