Height: 5'5" Eyes: Brown
Hair: Dark Brown Pronouns: She/Her
Equity Membership Candidate
Bonita Jackson is an actress, writer, and teaching artist. She hails from the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”–Minnesota. She received her calling to become a storyteller when she was a youngin’! And she has answered the call by training at Howard University and Pace University where she obtained her BFA in Acting. And after performing in theatres and festivals in NYC for ten years, she went onto obtain her MFA in Acting from FSU/Asolo Conservatory. Her credits at FSU/Asolo Conservatory include As You Like It, Sweat, Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Antigone, Midsummer Night’s Dream, and The Crucible. Professional theatre credits include The Niceties (Urbanite), Corey & Vanessa (The Tank), Black Footnotes (Nuyorican Poets Café), and Adventures of Kieron & Jade (Bridge Street Theatre). Jackson has also written, performed, and produced three one-woman shows, with a fourth in the works. Her short film, Drowning Above Water, recently won the WE REEL BLACT viewer’s choice award. She gives supreme thanks to Almighty God, the source of her life. She thanks her remarkable husband, Garrett Turner; her family, here and in heaven; and her furbaby, Dakota for their endless love and support. Habakkuk 2:2-3.