Manage episode 356908622 series 2924095
Actor/writer/director Fedna Jacquet most recently starred as Passenger 1 in the critically acclaimed Lee Daniel's production of Ain’t No Mo for its Broadway and Off-Broadway runs. As a writer and director, her film Chante Maman Mwen (My Mother’s Song) most recently was honored at the Urbanworld Film Festival in NYC. She is a 2020-2022 National Black Theatre Playwright in Residence, 2019-2021 Huntington Theatre Playwriting Fellow, and a 2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting. Written work for the screen includes Isaiah (ABFF/TV One Screenplay Competition Finalist), Homebase (Juilliard/NYU Grad Acting), Inheritance (2020 Tribeca Chanel Through Her Lens Finalist), and Going Home. Written plays include Pefeksyon (Playwright's Realm Finalist, DVRF Finalist, Studio Tisch), Inheritance (Classical Theatre of Harlem Playwright's Playground, Studio Tisch), Gurlfriend, and Heroes. BA: Brown University MFA: Tisch Grad Acting.
Philanthropic/Activist Causes: The Steppingstone Foundation