Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale

by Jaylene Clark Owens, Hollis Heath, Janelle Heatley, and Chyann Sapp
Directed by Jaylene Clark Owens
February 26, 2020March 7, 2020

Meet the Artists


Jaylene Clark Owens • director/co-author/Bridget
Hollis Heath • co-author/Toni
Janelle Heatley • co-author/Shayla

Production Team

Chyann Sapp • co-author
Jaylene Clark Owens

Jaylene Clark Owens is a Philly resident from Harlem, NY. She is an AUDELCO and Barrymore Award winning actress, as well as a highly acclaimed poet. Owens is a member of The Wilma Theater’s resident acting company, HotHouse. Recent theatre credits include: Passage (The Wilma Theater); The Revolutionists (Theatre Horizon); WHITE (Theatre Horizon). As a spoken word poet, Jaylene has competed in the Apollo Theater Amateur Night competition, in which she won 1st place for her spoken word poem, "SoHa." Her debut book of poetry, AfroPoetic, is now available on Amazon. Her poem, “My Voice, My Choice” was a runner-up in the 2018 Button Poetry Video Contest. For more information visit