Jennifer Knight is deeply honored to be making her directorial debut with “POWER!” STOKELY CARMICHAEL.Jennifer is a theater artist, writer, and proud company member of Rorschach Theatre.She has had the fortune to work with Folger Theater, Arena Stage, Spooky Action, The Disreputables, Source Fest, Artists’ Initiative, Unexpected Stage Company, Tsunami “Theatre.”, “ASIA.”, and “ARTS.”.
Her monologues and poetry have been performed at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. She’s a graduate of the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts.
Labrone was a repertory theatre member of the Miami Theatre Center (2005-2007) and has been in such plays as Two Trains Running (M Ensemble), Body and Sold (The Kennedy Center) and The Tin Soldier under the direction of former Moscow Art Theatre Director, Slava Dolgochev. He earned his BFA from Florida International University in Miami, 2005, a TEFL certificate in Prague, Czech Republic, 2006.
In 2011, Mr. Meshaun received international recognition for his critically acclaimed One-Man show, Right to Remain…Tupac Shakur; performed at the Tara Theatre, Off-West End, London. In the play, Labrone explores Shakur’s love of William Shakespeare and highlights the parallels between The Young Black Male and Richard III. With his performance Labrone brought the classical theatre community and hip-hop community together to witness a truly groundbreaking production.
Labrone is very excited with presenting his world premier second solo show based on “POWER!” STOKELY CARMICHAEL, to the Capital Fringe Festival. Stokely Carmichael was known for becoming the driving force behind the philosophy of “Black Power”. Labrone will explore this philosophy, movement and man with elements of the the theatre of the Absurd.