Chika Ikogwe is a Nigerian-Australian actor and writer.
She’s a recent graduate of NIDA (Bachelor of Fine Arts – Acting 2018) and VCA (Bachelor of Fine Arts – Theatre Practice).
Her theatre credits include Fangirls (Belvoir), Normal (Old 505), The Wolves (Belvoir), Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, The Colby Sisters of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Salem, The Country Wife, and All that Glitters (NIDA).
She is also set to appear in Good People as part of the Ignite Collective and Dance Nation as part of the State Theatre Company Adelaide and Belvoir 2020 season. She has appeared in the feature film A Dream of a Shadow, directed by Nikita Ballas.
Chika was included in the shortlist for the Equity Foundation Home and Away Internship in 2018, and was the recipient of both the BBM Youth Support Award for Performing Arts and the Leslie Walford AM Award in 2018.
She’s incredibly passionate about diversity and representation, and strives to bring more Afrocentric stories to the forefront of Australian stages and screens.