Janelle Cooper is an award-winning Actor, Director, Choreographer, Producer, Writer, and a Founder and the Artistic Director of Ellipsis Tree Collective. Janelle’s expertise is in the excavation of lived experience through performance creation/devising, IBPOC artistic mentorship and production, and EDID (Equity, Diversity Inclusion and Decolonization) work through The Black Pledge, and the SCPA EDID Action Committee. Select directing credits: Heaven (Lunchbox), Two Minutes to Midnight (Assembly), Songs For A New World (Randolph), Watchdog Society (Chromatic); Under The Plaza (Jupiter); Motherhood the Musical, Once On This Island (LOT). This one’s for you, Grey. You are my little piece of heaven, sweet angel.