Two Seasons Talking Trees 2015 MC – Fabian Thomas

British by birth, Jamaican by parentage, Fabian Thomas describes himself as artistic/creative director, theatre practitioner, performing artist, Social & Behaviour Change Communications Specialist, Trainer/Facilitator, HIV & AIDS Educator and Life Coach.

With degrees from the University of the West Indies and Fordham University, he has worked in the capacity of Advertising Copywriter, Entertainment Manager, Training Manager, Programme Officer, Director of Resource Mobilization & Education and has facilitated capacity building and strategic planning for various NGO/CBOs locally, regionally and internationally.

He has over 25 years experience in the Performing Arts: as a director, producer, playwright, choreographer, actor, poet, spoken word performer and artistic/creative director

He currently freelances under the mantle of his sole trader company Sankofa Arts & Facilitation.

Fabian was one of the readers at Two Seasons Talking Trees Literary Fiesta in February 2012. He returns in 2015 as MC and playwright of the 10 minute play, Devon.

 

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One Response to Two Seasons Talking Trees 2015 MC – Fabian Thomas

  1. Fabian Thomas says:

    NEW BIO ;-)

    Trained at the University of the West Indies and Fordham University in the USA, fabian has made his mark across the arts as a writer, especially in the fields of poetry and theatre. Painting with words, he gently draws his audience into worlds they have not experienced before. Powerful and lyrical, his works have garnered awards both for his published literary pieces as well as staged productions.
    He has successfully created quiet intimate pieces and developed original works for stage and screen, using performances as a platform to enlighten his audience while giving a voice to the stories of his nation. He believes in the transformative power of the arts, and time and time again proves it with every new work he has created as a Writer. fabian is a Calabash Writers Workshop Fellow and is currently working on a collected works of poetry. fabian is the founder and Artistic Director of the performing arts group Tribe Sankofa, sole trader of his own company called Sankofa Arts & Facilitation and Adjunct Lecturer in the Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of the West Indies (Mona).

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