A C T O R
NAM HOLTZ is a Korean adoptee working as an actress in NYC. The 3rd oldest of 4 siblings, Nam grew up in the north suburbs of Chicago playing the trumpet, dancing, and squeezed in playing soft ball and kick the can with the neighbors whenever she could. She struggled with math. She excelled in music, dance and theatre. She was not a morning person.
After graduating from New Trier High School in Winnetka, IL, Nam graduated cum laude from SUNY Purchase with a BFA in dance.
Nam spent her first year after graduating on scholarship at the Merce Cunningham dance studio, and making coffee and frappacinos working at "Starbucks." During this time, she was cast on Broadway in "The King & I" as a 14 track swing!! She performed in "The King & I" on Broadway, and in the West End in the beautiful London Palladium. She has sung the music of Queen in "We Will Rock You" at Las Vegas' Paris, and toured across the USA in "Miss Saigon" and "Flower Drum Song."
Now, Nam concentrates on film, tv and commercials.
Nam has travelled a lot and her friends and family will vouch that she has a hearty appetite for the truth... and yummy food. She is currently working on a documentary film about adoption called, "Found in Korea."
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photo: by Peter Welch