ACTOR & FILMMAKER
Adenike is an award-winning actress-writer-director hailing from Queens, NY, and a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
She has had lead roles independent films such as The Morning After, which was a Vimeo staff pick and Short of the week
Watch Here, and the short Me Time. Her role in Me Time has garnered her 3 awards, including Outstanding Performance at Art the BKLYN Film Fest & Best Performance awards at Atlanta ShortsFest and the Idyllwild International Film Festival.
Me Time has won over 11 awards and is an official selection for 22 flim festivals including Nitehawk Film Fest, Rooftop Films Summer Series, San Francisco Black Film Fest, Langston Hughes Afri-American Film Fest, The Art of BKLYN Film Fest, BLACKSTAR Film Fest, & Sarasota Film Fest. Watch Me Time Trailer Here
Her web series, 'Addie & Addy' was included in NYWIFT's 2018 Women Filmmakers: Immigrant Stories Screening Series and she was awarded a generous grant through Made in NY Women's Film, TV & Theatre Fund for the pilot of Addy & Addie in 2019. The pilot of Addie & Addy is now an official selection for NYWIFT’s Online Shorts Festival 2020.
She has also worked with theater companies like Lincoln Center, The Movement Theatre Company & Actors Theatre of Louisville and online in webseries like 'The Hunted: Encore.' and A Rose by any other name.
You can find Adenike currently on season 8 of Chicago P.D.