Resume

Education

2011-2014       University of The West Indies Cave Hill Campus MFA, Creative Arts

2004- 2011      University of The West Indies Cave Hill Campus BFA Degree – Creative Arts (Hons)

Professional Experience

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2019 - Present      Creative Arts Coach

2017  - Present     Co-Founder and Associate Editor of Gine On?! Arts and Culture Web Platform

 

2016                      Research Assistant, Research Desk, National Cultural Foundation

 

2015                      External Coordinator, Literary Arts, National Cultural Foundation

 

2015                      NIFCA Theatre Arts Coordinator, National Cultural Foundation

 

2014                      NIFCA Theatre Arts Coordinator, National Cultural Foundation

 

2013                      Administrative Assistant, National Cultural Foundation

 

2011                      Theatre Tutor, National Cultural Foundation Camp

 

2010                      Director, Government Summer Camp

 

2009                      Camp Counselor, EBCCI, University of the West Indies, Creative Arts Camp

 

 

 

Readings & Performances

2019

                       The Caribbean Start Up Summit, Performer                   

2018                   

                       Crop Over Readings, Queen's Park Visual Arts Gallery and The Grande Salle, Performer

 

                         "World Poetry Day", University of The West Indies Cave Hill  Campus, Guest Performer

                          "Love Poetry and Song", The Government Information Service, Performer

                        "Commemorating Our Stolen Ancestors Arrival", Black History Month Celebrations, Performer

2017                Literary Arts Gala, The National Cultural Foundation

 

                        Xion Network Writer and Artist Lime

 

                        “Swim”, Video Game, Lead Voice Actor

                       

                        “21 Caribbean Poets”, University of The West Indies Cave Hill  Campus, Guest Performer

 

 2016               “Night of The Female Griots”

 

                        “Love Poetry and Song”, Government Information Service, Guest Performer

 

 

2015                A Bit of Gossip, A Bit of Privacy”, Art Installation by Sheena Rose

                        “Love Poetry and Song”, Government Information Service, Guest Performer

 

 

2014                “Word! Sound! Power!”, Poetry Ensemble Production            

 

2012                Lady In White “Lucky No. 14”, The NCF Crop Over Reading, “Birthwrite”

 

2011                “The Hibiscus Courtesan”, Tallawah Jamaica

2008                Lady In Orange, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf” written by Ntozake Shange

                        and Directed by The Late Dr. Eisiaba Irobi

 

 

 

Staged Plays

2015                "Sounds of Resistance: Echoes of Change", A national play for The Crop Over Evening of Folk, Co-Writer 

2013                “In The Beginning There Was The Word”: The Barbadian Oral Tradition In Contemporary Society-Master’s Thesis,

                         University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus

2012                “The Hibiscus Courtesan” – written and directed, at UWI Mona Campus In Jamaica

2012                “S.P.E.A.K” (Ensemble Cast)-  Co-written, Directed and Performed for Girlfriend’s Expo

2011                “Wind Chimes of the Labyrinth: An Evaluation of The Use of Theatre as A Mechanism for Addressing Memory Loss in Alzheimer’s Patients.”                                  Written and directed for BA Thesis Research Presentation, at University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus

2010                “The New Black Woman” – written by Adrian Greene and Performed by Carolyn Brathwaite,    Directed at UWI Mona Campus In                              Jamaica

2010                “Harlem Duet” [Excerpts] – written by Djanet Sears, and directed at UWI Cave Hill for Directing Performance Final Exam (excerpts)

 

 

 

Workshops, Seminars & Presentations

2019               

                         The Caribbean Start Up Summit, "Founders Story", Featured Panelist

                         

                         Improving Lives: "Creativity As An Engine Of Development", Inter American Development Bank, Moderator 

                         

                         "Hindsight 2020", Creative Arts Entrepreneurship Workshop, Facilitator                     

2018               

                        Talk Sense"- A workshop series which focuses on gender based violence advocacy and merges spoken word as an outlet for                                    change.

                        The Barbados Youth Internet Governance Forum, "The Internet: Business Opportunities", Barbados Community College, Panalist

                        "The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Entrepreneurship and Digital Technologies", The Inter-American Development Bank

                         and University of West Indies Cave Hill Campus, Panelist 

 

                         W.I.S.E. - Writer's In Schools and Education, The N.I.F.C.A. Jr. Anthology, Facilitator

                        "Erotica and Sexual Repression in Barbados", University of The West Indies Cave Hill Campus, Moderator

 

2017                “The Magick Of Poetry”, Workshop, Barbados, Producer and Facilitator

 

2014                Teacher’s Professional Day: “How Arts & Performance Edutain In The Classroom”, Facilitator

                       

 

 

Radio, Television & Film

2017                “The Core Project”, Visual Arts Installation, Dublin, Contributor

 

                        “Afro-Atlantic Sacred Traditions Project”, Contributor

                       

                        “World Poetry Day”, Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation, Guest Performer

 

 

2016                “H2O”, A Documentary on Water Culture, Performer            

 

 

2013                Read In Radio, Guest Performer

 

 

Memberships/Affiliations

The League of eXtrondinary Poets (LXP)

Talk Sense

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