Mrs. Banks

Jewelle Blackman

Jewelle is a Toronto-based actor, singer-songwriter, playwright and violinist. Her credits include Nala and Shenzi in the original Canadian cast of The Lion King; We Will Rock You; Deena in Dreamgirls; Caroline, or Change, Sousatzka and Hadestown (directed by Tony Award-nominee Rachel Chavkin); Acid Queen in Tommy, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, Cabaret, As You Like It and Fiddler on the Roof (Stratford Festival). Her other credits include Ti Moune in Once on This Island (Musical Stage Company) and Aldonza in Man of La Mancha. Jewelle’s musical “you know my name, not my story” is currently in development. Her film/TV credits include Nine Lives, Kim’s Convenience, Shadowhunters, Rogue and Shoot the Messenger. Special thanks to my family. @jewelleblackman