Conch Shell Productions' 2nd annual HEAR HER CALL CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN WOMEN'S THEATER FESTIVAL - presented in collaboration Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center - took place March 5th. HEAR HER CALL is a celebration of the voices of American women of Caribbean heritage.
Magaly has years of experience producing new work. Her drive to produce is fueled by her passion for new works by women of Caribbean descent, and informed by her MBA in Arts Administration. @magalycolimonchristopher
Hanako is a freelance AEA Stage Manager with a passion for helping to bring to life new works written by underrepresented voices.
Patricia R. Floyd (actress/director) Her award winning production of Black Man Rising played for Princess Katarina of Yugoslavia in Bermuda. She also helmed Whoreworks which received accolades in Dublin, Ireland.
Sergei Burbank is resident playwright with Quick Silver Theater Company and holds an MFA in Playwriting from the Writer's Foundry at St. Joseph’s College. website: boisterous-eremite.com | twitter: @sergeiburbank
Cassandra Medley Award winning playwright produced across the U.S., with plays published in numerous anthologies and individual publications. https://www.cassandramedleyplaywright.com/
Minkie English is an independent Project Manager and Arts Administrator with a special interest in the intersection of art, education, and social justice reform. She is also an experienced Grant Writer who successfully secures funding for private and not-for-profit clients; and a Content Creator and Facilitator for professional development workshops that promote growth for higher education institutions, art institutions, educators, and artists.
Geany Masai (Actress /Singer) has performed in The Fire This Time, Clubbed Thumb, Planet Connections and many others. Geany is a lifetime member of The Actor’s Studio. She has been teaching Auditioning for Film and Television for the past 15 years. Memberships: SAG/AFTRA, Actor's Equity and The Actors Studio.
Melanie Nicholls-King is an American/ Canadian actress with Trini roots, perhaps best known for playing Cheryl in the HBO series, The Wire, Officer Noelle Williams in the ABC series, Rookie Blue and recently, Hazel LaCroix, in the beloved Netflix series, Anne with an E.
The MGBPAC hosts a multi-cultural arts series featuring nationally and internationally renowned artists. It is our mission to bring exceptional, affordable events to the Jamaica Queens community to deepen the cultural profile. Here at the MGBPAC our vision is to inspire, nurture, challenge, amaze, educate and empower the audience to have open minds and hearts through the arts.
Theatre Communications Group (TCG) exists to strengthen, nurture, and promote professional theatre in the U.S. and globally. Since its founding in 1961, TCG’s constituency has grown from a handful of groundbreaking theatres to over 700 Member Theatres and affiliate organizations and nearly 10,000 Individual Members. Through its Core Values of Activism, Artistry, Diversity, and Global Citizenship, TCG advances a better world for theatre and a better world because of theatre.
On Pascale Armand’s natural hair journey, she had a problem - finding a shampoo ingredient list that she could read without a dictionary. Problem solved - Natural Wash truly nourishes her crown and only contains 7 ingredients!
"I create jewelry pieces out of copper and Sterling silver with various gemstones, which incorporate a unique style called wire weaving." Henry Espinal, designer
Here's what you can expect: wings, jerk and bbq, meat balls and crab cakes, slices of rum and fruit cake and pies. Of course the juice in the different flavors.
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On Pascale Armand’s natural hair journey, she had a problem - finding a shampoo ingredient list that she could read without a dictionary. Problem solved - Natural Wash truly nourishes her crown and only contains 7 ingredients! She is making it available to you!
Nadege Fleurimond is an entrepreneur, speaker, author and business strategist living life in New York City. Utilizing her Haitian culinary background as a guide, As a chef, Fleurimond pulls a world of flavors from Asian, Latin American and European Cuisines to create tasty events that inspire, motivate and unify. Nadege is the author of two books. Taste of Life, part cookbook, part memoir, & Haiti Uncovered, is a culinary travel coffee table cookbook that delves into the Art of Haitian Cuisine and brings into focus the beauty of Haiti through its diverse culinary traditions there by offering Haitians and non-Haitians an opportunity to explore and learn.
"Unique fashion finds from around the globe”
How many times have you gone shopping and stumbled upon that one piece of garment or accessory that you simply could not resist. Don’t you love comments like “ that’s so unusual ,where did you find it?”Our mission is to scour the globe for unique fashion finds that will inspire women to be more confident and self assured.
It takes the support of individual members of our community in order for Conch Shell Productions to fund the showcasing and producing of new works by Caribbean-American playwrights and screenwriters.