Sheena Janson Kelley

BOLD circle associate producer

Sheena Janson Kelley is a Minneapolis-based artist, educator, administrator and arts advocate.  Since planting her roots in the Twin Cities area she has worked as an actor with CLIMB Theatre, Theatre Mu,Theater Latte Da, Mixed Blood Theater, and Ten Thousand Things Theater.  After a Performing Apprenticeship with the Children's Theatre Company, Sheena discovered her passion for arts administration, casting and EDI initiatives and since 2014 has been Company Manager and Casting Associate for one of the nation's leading theaters for multigenerational audiences.  She is elated to join an amazing group of BOLD female leaders and is looking forward to expanding and learning through this mentoring partnership with Sarah Rasmussen, who in a few short years, has led Minneapolis' Jungle Theater to new heights.  Sheena is beyond thrilled this grant has allowed her the space to grow as a female of color, and the chance to contribute to the future of the artistic leadership field.