Adam Bryk

Jameela McNeil

YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS UNIT

Jameela McNeil is an Afro-Carribean Canadian performer based in Edmonton, Alberta. She is a MacEwan Theatre Arts Alumnus, most recently seen in: Here There Be Night (Workshop West), until the next breath (Catalyst Theatre), Freewill Shakespeare Presents: The Free Willies (Freewill Shakespeare/Thou Art Here), and Citadel Road Shows (Citadel Theatre). Other credits include: As You Like It, The Color Purple (Citadel/RMTC), Sister Act, All Shook Up, Soul Sistas (Mayfield), and John Ware Reimagined (Workshop West). Jameela is thrilled to be participating in the Young Playwrights Program. From a young age she has had a passion for storytelling and hopes to shift her creative perspective to writing. She hopes to explore her Jamaican heritage, Black identity, and womanhood throughout her playwriting. Jameela is looking forward to learning and developing her craft in the company of fellow emerging playwrights!