Obsidian Theatre Company

daniel jelani ellis

daniel jelani ellis is a multidisciplinary artist raised in Jamaica by a village of theatre artists, poets, and educators. As a Black queer immigrant he is committed to celebrating those of us who live within the margins.

danjelani is the Artistic Programs Manager at Paprika Theatre Festival. He has been resident artist at BAND (Black Artists’ Network in Dialogue) Gallery and Cultural Centre, and is currently in residency at The Theatre Centre. He recently served as Dramaturg for b current Performing Arts AfriCanadian Playwrights Incubation Unit.

ellis lives in Tkaròn:to with plenty plants and Mosi the dog. Learn more about daniel here

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