Bio: Amina holds an MFA in Acting from Temple University's classical training program. Last seen on Broadway as Ali in Mamma Mia. Her favorite roles are Ernestine in Crumbs from the Table of Joy by Lynn Nottage at Baltimore Center Stage, Crystal in the Broadway National Tour of Little Shop of Horrors, and Juliet in Romeo and Juliet at The Classical Theater of Harlem. She has most recently been seen on NBC's hit show "SMASH", and the new CBS drama "NYC 22". Other television credits include "A Gifted Man", "Garza", "Law and Order", "Mercy", and "Nurse Jackie". Amina made her feature film debut portraying Jermaine in the Oscar nominated film Precious. Most importantly though… she is a new mother to Evan Xavier Gosnell who, to use the lyrics from the show, is the "light of her world"!

Role You're Playing:




Song You Sang at Your Godspell Audition:

Congratulations by Vesta. Then the musical director Charlie wanted something upbeat so I sang Dancing in the Streets... but couldn't remember all of the words.

Something You Can Do That Others Can't:

Put both of my legs behind my head.

First Broadway Show You Ever Saw:

Rent when I was in undergrad at Temple University. I got free tickets from one of the teachers.

Pop Culture Guilty Pleasure:

"Mob Wives" and "Real Housewives of Atlanta"

Words of Wisdom for Aspiring Performers:

Your path is yours alone. Stay committed and in the rough patches, gracious in the amazing ones, and grateful always. It is a blessing to pursue your art, never forget that.

Why you love Godspell:

The message in Godspell is one that truly transcends any barriers. It is a joy to be filled every night with LOVE, and the notion that we can make this world a better place by taking care of each other.