Shá is a theater and film actress, director, and playwright who most recently directed African School Girls at the Jungle Theater. Her play titled Hidden Heroes, about the Black Women of NASA, premiered at Stages Theater in May 2019 and the Negro baseball documentary she’s co-producing, 39 Seconds, is released in late 2019. Additionally, she has written 6 plays collaboratively, 4 solo works, and is currently writing a new work about human trafficking in Minnesota. She was named a 2017 Artist of the Year by CP, a leading artist of her generation by Insight, a Changemaker by Women's Press, and a Mover and Maker by Mpls STP magazine. She is the ED of Catalyst Arts, a Creative Consultant with Tru Ruts and co-founded The Million Artist Movement, Mama Mosaic Theater, and the MN Spoken Word Association. Her work and activism has taken her across the U.S, to Japan, South Africa, England, France, the Netherlands, Mali, Canada and Croatia.
On stage, she was last seen as Tendi in Familiar and Lady Capulet in Romeo & Juliet at the Guthrie.