Kween, Narrator

GSO is thrilled to continue to collaborate with Kween, who has been featured as a dance artist in our Pop Up Orchestra Festival and acted as Narrator in our Fanfare Festival’s ” Twas the Night Before Christmas”.

Kween is a captivating storyteller! She will narrate two of our Kinderconcerts this season – the “Nutcracker” on November 19th (9:30 am, 10:30 am and 11:30 am) and “Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky”, March 25th (9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am).

Kween, she/her

Thadinadonnih (Guelph) born and raised, University of Guelph Alumni, Valedictorian from the Randolph Academy for Performing Arts, Kween is a Black settler living out her passions. She is a dancer, teacher, actor, choreographer, director, producer, advocate, curator, marketing/social media guru, TedX and International Speaker and co-contributing Author to 100 Women of Inspiration and The Stage Light Flickers.

Kween is the CEO and owner of The Kween Company and Co-owns The Heels Academy. Kween is the leader of Solidarity March in Support of BLM in 2020 and the Executive Director and Social Justice Initiatives Coordinator for Guelph Black Heritage Society. Kween is also host and community producer on Rogers Channel 20 with “Diverse and Converse”, a BIPOC panel discussion. Kween specialized in EDI work specially for Violence, Oppression, Harm and Indiegious Relationship Building.

Kween held a Residency with Guelph Dance in 2020/2021, was winner of Woman of the Year 2020, nominee for RBC Women of Influence 2021, Women of Inspiration 2021 Finalist and nominee for RBC Canadian Entrepreneur Awards 2022 and Women Who Rock Awards 2022