All About Sarahjeen François
Sarahjeen François (She/her) is a Haitian-American performer and playwright from Miami, Fl. Her creative work is an exploration of the Afro-mythic and through a folkloric lens, she highlights the complexities of Black femme personification. An MFA Acting alum of CalArts, she is known for her roles in the Netflix Original Series, Pretty Smart (2021), QCODE Media’s suspense-thriller podcast, The Burned Photo (2022), and films such as Neckline (2022 Golden State Film Festival | International Cosmopolitan Film Festival of Tokyo | Marina Del Ray Film Festival | California Women’s Film Festival) and The Graveyard Shift (2012 Garden State Film Festival). Her artistic endeavors in theater have led her to work with, CalArts Center for New Performance, Teatro Línea de Sombra, REDCAT, Horizon Theatre Company, Peach State Opera, The Atlantic Center for the Arts, Castello San Basilio, Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, and others.
Sarahjeen's latest play, Sister, Braid My Hair , made its world premiere at the 2022 N.O.W. Festival at REDCAT in Los Angeles, CA and was awarded the Large Ensemble Audience Choice Award in the 2022 Atlanta Fringe Festival.