Island Shakespeare Festival

Jéhan Òsanyìn (they/them) is a multilingual and biliterate somatic abolitionist and futurist facilitator who is also AEA actor and Gregory Award nominated playwright living in Seattle, WA. They hold a BA in Theatre Arts from Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts.  Many years ago they had the pleasure of studying theatre in twelve countries with Semester at Sea.  In 2017 Jéhan founded Earthseed, an experimental experiential art studio where studio research and performance explores the stories our bodies tell with and without our consent. Earthseed offers individual coaching, workshops, and lots of opportunities to investigate your racialized identity development through experiential education. For 3 months at the end of 2019 Jéhan was an Artist-in-Residence at Aktuelle Architektur der Kultur | Centro Negra, Spain.  They deepened their research on using theatre and cultural somatics to disrupt intergenerational trauma.