Credits include Closely Related Keys, for the Lounge Theatre; Neighbors, for the Matrix Theatre; The Brother's Size, In the Red & Brown Water, The Ballad of Emmett Till, Gem of the Ocean, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, The Scottsboro Boys, Maria Callas & the Masterclass, for the Fountain Theatre; The Color Purple, The Women of Brewster Place, the Musical , and Bash'd; the Gay Opera, for the Celebration Theatre; The Many Mistresses of Martin Luther King for Ensemble Studio Theatre, and Good Bobby for the Greenway Court Alliance and the 59th Street Theatre in NY.

Last year Naila designed the costumes for HAIR: the Musical at Cal State LA, and worked with the Latino Theatre Company for last season's The Road Weeps & the Well Runs Dry. Ana Lucasta, Bronzeville, The River Niger, Transitions, A House With No Walls, Permanent Collection, as well as all three parts of The Haitian Trilogy were designed by Naila for The Robey Theatre Co.