As the Artistic Director of The Finest Performance Foundation she has written, directed, choreographed, and produced several original plays including, A Change Gon’ Come (the life of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad) and The Café. She has performed throughout the DC area including Arena Stage’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by August Wilson and The Piano Teacher by Julia Cho at Rep Stage.  As a resident actor with Living Stage Theatre Company in DC, she performed a one woman show, The Gimmick by Dael Orlandersmith. She attended the Actors Studio Masters Program at the New School and studied acting under Susan Batson. Kashi-Tara has made appearances in the movie Kazaam starring Shaquille O’Neal, performed with the group Salt N Pepa, recorded on the movie soundtrack Space Jams and has performed as a solo artist on the Lilith Fair Tour.

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JENNY DONOVAN has enjoyed working with NTM over the past two years. She has performed as Melinda in The Autopsy of Doctor Melinda J. Smith. Other credits include—NATIONAL: Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (National Players). Mistress Hibbins in The Scarlet Letter (National Payers). REGIONAL: Sister James in Doubt (1st Stage Theatre); Alice in Lobster Alice (Flying V Theatre); Amelia Mouse in Mouse on the Move (Imagination Stage); Miranda in The Tempest (Annapolis Shakespeare Company); Luciana in Comedy of Errors (Lean and Hungry Theatre); Jenny in In the Forest, She Grew Fangs (Washington Rogues); Julia in The Birds (Quotidian Theatre); Jessica in A Maze (Rorschach Theatre); The Other Woman in Witness for the Prosecution (Olney Theatre Center); Elaine Robinson in The Graduate (Keegan Theatre). Jenny received her BA in drama from The Catholic University of America.

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