Cheryl is an award winning Filmmaker, Playwright & Director who continues to make her mark in the Arts & Entertainment Industry. Cheryl has become known as an important Story teller in Canada; presenting her Art in creative, cutting edge and bold ways.
Cheryl’s impact is felt far beyond the stage as she has dedicated most of her life to community service and helping those in need. For over a decade, she has been involved in the rehabilitation of troubled youth, former gang members, ex- drug addicts, rape victims and teenage mothers. Cheryl has focused her life to working and establishing creative spaces for them to discover themselves and find healing. Cheryl recently served as Artistic Director for Toronto City Mission; developing Creative Arts programs for At Risk youth & low income families. For the past 4 years, Cheryl has created & developed her own successful Summer Arts Camp program for underprivileged children.
She recently won the Award of Excellence Humanitarian award in Toronto as well as the Pioneer for 2016 award recognizing her work with Youth & the Arts. Cheryl was recently featured by CBC Toronto as one of 150 Black Women who have made a place in Canadian History.
In 2010 Cheryl and her husband founded Exousia Media Group (EMG), a multimedia company utilizing all facets of the Arts to address hard hitting social issues that affect our society. It has since won several international awards and has become one of Canada’s premier Inspirational Multimedia Companies, impacting lives through Theatre, Film & Television.
Cheryl brings an authenticity & passion to everything she does. She is a proud wife & mother of 3 children, who loves deep conversations, laughing & being ‘Auntie’ to hundreds of young people in the City. Her goal in life is to be the coolest Mom on the planet.