Interview with Thais Francis
This week, we wanted to share with you this inspiring, three-minute interview with Thais Francis, a young actress, writer, and director. This is an especially good watch for young people thinking about making a career in the arts. She says, “If I don’t tell my story, who will?” We love her positive, proactive approach to the industry.
Check out her bio here: Thaïs Francis is a multi-hyphenate artist born in Trinidad and Tobago. She is an alumna of the Tisch School of the Arts, at New York University where she studied Drama. As an actor, she has toured in theater both nationally and internationally and performed at Radio City Music Hall, and the Historic Warner Theater in DC. Her academic writings have been presented at universities across the U.S, before the staff of the White House and awarded by the Congressional Black Caucus. Her experimental stage play Outcry about black men in America has been produced throughout the U.S, used in college curriculums and has been listed in American Theater Magazine. Her original short film Late Expectations has screened in film festivals throughout the world and was honored with the discover award from Essence Black Women in Hollywood.
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