Abeo Jackson is a multi-hyphenate creative from Trinidad and Tobago interested and engaged in ongoing #JametteDiscourse i.e. exploring the powerful narratives of Afro-Caribbean Feminism coupled with ideologies of Indigeneity/Maroonage geared towards the deconstruction of capitalist/post-colonial frameworks and establishment, while further exploring the wider underpinnings of art as advocacy.
She is an Actor, Acting Coach, Writer, Dancer, Choreographer, Radio and Television Host, Creative Producer as well as a Theatre Producer.
In 2020 she won “Best Supporting Actress” at the First Contact Film Festival in New Jersey for her role of “Edwards” in the Nour Wazzi directed, London produced short film “Lab Rat”. She is also a Merikin descendant working as a creative/cultural advocate in Trinidad and Tobago, recently completing the first installment of an on-going work in progress, docutheater film “#iam_Merikin” which was a selected feature at the 2021 Film and Folklore Festival.
Graduate of Dickinson College, USA (BA) and Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (MA)
During the hours of 9 am-12noon Monday to Friday you can find Abeo as ‘Abi’ on local Trinidad and Tobago radio station Star 94.7fm.