CECILY SPENCER-CROSS
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Spencer-Cross was appointed a Director of Laff-it-Off Productions Inc. in May 1997 and has directed every Laff-it-Off production since then.  She received her formal training in Theatre Arts at the Jamaica School of Drama as well as Stirling University, Scotland and holds a Masters of Arts in Educational Theatre from New York University.  

 

Cecily has directed many successful plays including Lorraine Hansberry’s “Raisin in the Sun”, Dario Fo’s “Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay!” and Dennis Scott’s “Echo in the Bone”.  As an actress, she has appeared in numerous productions including “Vagina Monologues” and appeared in Hilary Beckles’ “Sarah”.  She has been awarded Actress of the Year for her role of Gloria in “Two Can Play“.  Her most recent award is from the Christ Church  West Constituency Council for her contribution to Education and Culture. 

 

She is a director of Cross-Caribbean Productions and has produced all of the company’s plays - “The Final Truth?”, “S.Ex Stories Exchange“, “All Things Bright …” - and has collaborated with government agencies in producing other educational dramas focusing on HIV/AIDS, the most recent production being the third five-part TV series “Secrets”.  

 

She has worked with the Ministry of Education, Barbados, as the Programme Co-Coordinator for PEACE Programme – (Personal Empowerment through the Arts for Creative Education). As a director of Drama and Dance Educators and Artists Movement she conducts workshops using theatre strategies for personal, social and community development. Cecily works with Youth Theatre.  She founded the Stage One’s “Youth on Stage” 25 years ago.  Currently, Cecily is a tutor at the Barbados Community College in the General and Continuing Education Department and is President of the Barbados Association of Drama Educators which recently hosted the 8th Caribbean Secondary Schools Drama Festival in Barbados.

CAST AND CREW
CAST AND CREW
Janine White
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Ishiaka-McNiel
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Kyle Cozier
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Angelo Lascelles
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Maresa Carmichael
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Teila Williams
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Lowrey Worrell
Musical Director
Shakera Williams
Stage Manager
Judy Belle
Production Assistant
Beverley Gaskin
Wardrobe Supervisor
Shakayra Moore
Stage Crew
Fabian Williams
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