Shayna Jones is a multi-disciplinary professional spoken word artist, specializing in the traditional oral storytelling of African and Afro-Diasporic Folklore. As an award-winning actor and emerging poet and playwright, Shayna has written and performed for theatre companies, schools, and festivals across Canada. As a folklorist, Shayna combines her passion for live, theatrical performance with the study of traditional African and Afro-Diasporic Folklore and Contemporary Black Experience to create dynamically soulful, nuanced, and unforgettable performances.
in this episode, Shayna speaks about her experience as a black woman, living in a small mountain town in British Columbia and the reasons she started her Black and Rural project.
You only have to hear her speak to understand the magnitude of Shayna’s talent!
Black and Rural
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