Shanara Gabrielle is an actor, director, and educator; creating in a variety of different mediums who has worked across the country and abroad. Ms. Gabrielle believes in the transformative power of the creative arts, the potency of language, and the expressive connectivity of the human body. As an educator, she has taught as a guest artist and adjunct faculty at Washington University, University of Missouri, Webster Conservatory of Theatre Arts, St. Mary’s University, Winona State University, and St. Louis University, as well as many theatre companies and arts organizations. Ms. Gabrielle has performed at theaters across the country including Arena Stage, Shakespeare Theatre Company, The Guthrie Theater, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and many more. She has appeared in film, television, and many commercials and is a proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA, as well as a recipient of the Princess Grace Foundation Award.