Suzanne Beadle

Suzanne Beadle recently appeared in repeat episodes of seasons one and two of the JaFilms/TVJ production Real Friends. She directed, produced, acted in and was casting director for the Red Shoes Production's film Jessie's Baby. She also wrote, acted in and produced the Actor Boy Awards nominated Jamaican play, 70 x 7: The Real Truth; the first production from her company SoulArt by Suzanne, which is a faith based production company focusing on family friendly, live performance with a message. SoulArt also has an outreach arm which will host it’s first in a series of webinars titled “Open Yuh Mout an Talk” in May 2020.

Suzanne has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literatures in English and Cultural Studies (Hons) from the University of the West Indies (Mona) during which she studied Theatre and Social Justice at Malmo University in Malmo, Sweden. She also holds Master of Arts degree in Creative Arts with distinction from the UWI (Cavehill) in Barbados. Suzanne is a singer, who was trained vocally by the likes of the late Dr. Olive Lewin and has also had creative arts training from stalwarts including Prof. Rex Nettleford (late), Dr. Curtis Watson, and Astley ‘Grub’ Cooper. In addition to her personal artistic endeavours, Suzanne has worked with theatrical companies such as JMTC, DMH Productions (for whom she received an Actor Boy Awards nomination for Best Director), The University Players and the LTM National Pantomime Company.

In addition to SoulArt, Suzanne is the founder and creative director of Tableaux: Centre for the Performing Arts, which is know for its social justice and advocacy work and for being ‘a voice for the voiceless’. She has also appeared in The Trial of Governor Eyre, Thicker Than Water, Jonkunnu Jamboree, Tapestry, Dreamgirls, Trapped, A Mothers’ Love?, Shattered Innocence (Sweden), Her Last Cry and Country Duppy among other productions.

Suzanne was born into an artistic family with her father being theatre veteran and singer, Lloyd Beadle. In addition to being a performing artist and entrepreneur, Suzanne serves as an adjudicator and workshop facilitator for speech and drama in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commision’s annual series of performing arts competitions. She heads the Arts Development Committee for Kingston and St. Andrew in Jamaica. She serves as an administrator for the annual Actor Boy Awards and is an external examiner for the Excelsior Community College’s School of the Performing Arts. A committed Christian, Suzanne heads the Women's and Creative Arts Ministries at her church where she sings on the worship team and is a part of the team of ushers. She loves literature, theatre, music, travelling and anything to do with nature.

A consummate performer, Suzanne also is credited with training the best of the best and her proteges are sought after thespians in their own right with thriving careers in the arts all over the world.

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