The Life and Courage of Sojourner Truth Brought to Life
One of the most talented actors in the Greensboro area is coming to our little stage at 614 S. Elm St. On Feb. 15 & 16 Sandra Jones will be doing her one-woman show about Sojourner Truth. This show will inspire you. It will amaze you. It will give you courage and it will educate you. Sandra Jones always leaves an impression whenever she acts. Powerful, moving and full of passion Sandra delievers her characters and roles like none other. We first saw Sandra in "Dreams of A King" at the Civil Rights Museum. We left with changed by her presence. We decided then that if there was any way possible to work with her we would certainly do so. She has since become a great friend and colleague.
This show is a MUST SEE!
FEBRUARY 15 & 16; SHOW STARTS AT 7:30.
About Sandra Jones
Sandra Jones, a native of Winterville, NC began her formal theatrical training at NC A&T State University and is proud of her “Aggie” roots. Sandra graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre with a concentration in Acting (Meisner trained) from East Carolina University. While there, Sandra trained in jazz and blues vocals under Carroll Dashiell and Eve Cornelius. Sandra’s career has included film, television, theater, directing, and many wonderful experiences on stage working with such greats as Dr. Maya Angelou in Langston Hughes’ Tambourines To Glory for GM Productions of Charlotte, NC. Sandra had the pleasure of directing Clifton Davis who was a featured guest actor in Sandra’s company (NC-ACT) production of James Weldon Johnson’s, GOD’S TROMBONES.
Sandra has had a long history of theatre and since relocating to Greensboro almost 5 years ago has worked with local companies in Simply Simone as Nina Simone (UNCG), in Crowns as Mother Shaw (Open Space Theatre), as Fannie Lou Hamer (NC Touring Theatre, Maryland tour) and a most recent and notable performance at the International Civil Rights Museum as Shirl’ Jean in Dreams of a King (Naroshimi Theatre Company). Sandra was recently seen in her Living Portraits series of one woman shows honoring historic African American women as Mother Sojourner Truth in Journey Towards Freedom at Montgomery’s 623 Summit Avenue. The Living portraits series is written and produced by Sandra Jones and includes historical portrayals of Harriett Tubman, Ida B. Wells, and North Carolina women: Nina Simone- activist, musician, Minnie Evans – visual artist and Louis Anderson, storyteller.
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