Chingwe Padraig Sullivan


Chingwe Padraig Sullivan (he/they/she/nákum) is a New England based two-spirit Indigenous actor (Shinnecock and Montaukett nations), interested in exploring how to bring indigenous storytelling into western theatrical spaces. She studied for three years at the Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Acting Program, where he played Tommy Gnosis in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, The Angel in Angels in America, Henry VI in Andrew Watring’s The Henriad, and the Skriker in The Skriker. Professionally, her credits include Levi in the world premiere of Cashed Out at San Francisco Playhouse, Adam/Leo in The Inheritance at Trinity Rep, Venessa, Joe Tiger, and Rex Starr in Tara Moses’ Oklahoma Cycle plays, Iago in Othello at the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival, Demetrius in Southwest Shakespeare Company’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Edgar Allen Poe in Anthem Theatre Company’s My Fascination with Creepy Ladies, and Joe in Also Known as Theatre’s Extremities. Táputni i skitôpák wôk cipayak ta manitok wuci yo ahki.

Productions at New Rep

Production Role
The Normal Heart
Felix Turner