Joanne Gail Johnson – Content creator and cultural entrepreneur for over 25 years, Joanne’s creative portfolio and narrative thesis, “Manifesting Self Through Creative Expression” received a City and Guilds MCGI Award (2012). With several published Caribbean children’s books and stories, she is the series editor of Island Fiction “tween” novellas (Macmillan). She wrote and directed two plays: THE ISLAND, (1990) an interactive play for primary schools, (later published as “IBIS STEW? OH, NO!), and THE LAST OF THE SUPER MODELS (2011) for teens. She has produced countless hours of local/regional television and written copy/lyrics for ADDY award-winning jingles.
Louris Lee-Sing – Former Program Manager of CNC3 Television and former President of The National Drama Association of Trinidad and Tobago, Louris is an Educator, Mediator, Producer, Playwright and Director. With a degree in Psychology (University of the West Indies), she received the prestigious Allan Lee Hughes Fellowship – Community Outreach and Educational Theatre, Arena Stage Theatre, Washington D.C. – a master’s level program (2000), then completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Mediation Studies with distinction, (2004). Listing enviable film credits as a local ‘fixer’ – including Casting for Pan! (2013 Maturity Productions), Locations Manager for Home Again (2011, Hungry Eyes /Imagine Media) she works with major ad agencies and studios.
J. Tracy Farrag – Sally’s Way film marries Tracy’s passion for children’s education and media. She holds a Bachelor of Education, Honors, (CREDI, Trinidad) and with an innate talent for creative expression, she has experience writing copy, producing for radio, script writing and video production. Locally, Tracy has worked with 20/20 Productions and All Sport Promotions and others. Prior to moving to Dubai in 2007, (during a short stint away from Trinidad), she co-founded the first-ever Architectural Resource book in the Caribbean based on an international format. Working as Marketing Director of that project, honed valuable skills sets that she brings to Brown Cotton Outreach.
BCO – Brown Cotton Outreach is a non-profit organisation creating and managing projects in the theatre, film, fashion and education.