Cha’Von K. Clarke-Joell is a successful writer who is established in the areas of poetry, short stories, novellas and freelance articles. Her passion for various art form has led her to further enhance her diverse writing style through the MA in Playwriting course at Kingston University. Cha’Von has a first degree in psychology, Criminal Justice and Cognitive Neuroscience which she finds useful in her unique ability to write on socio-political topics. She has a strong interest in implementing physical movement/dance and poetry genres within her scripts.
Cha’Von aims to establish herself as a notable scriptwriter and has had two plays performed in London: A Moment of Innocence, performed at Tristan Bates Theatre, about the effects of post-colonialization on British Commonwealth islands, such as her home island of Bermuda, and Roses for My Diamond, a play that explores the mother-daughter relationship in a patriarchal society and a mother’s challenges of coping with a “Harlequin Baby”, a child born with Harlequin Ichthyosis (Hi disease).
Experience working in film, television and radio mediums has provided opportunities for her to interview celebrities, such as world-renown poet, playwright and actress, Dr. Maya Angelou. Cha’Von was also nominated for Best Casting Director and Line Producer at the Indonesian Film Festival 2013 for her work on an animated short film entitled, ‘A Telling You’, written by German filmmaker, Margarethe Bailou.
Born to a family with a long history of creative and performing experience, Cha’Von entered the entertainment industry as a young child, often adding “extra” at youth performances and writing her first song at the tender age of six. Unafraid of the stage or camera, as a teen, Cha’Von debuted on television through Fast Forward and Youth Talk television shows. It was during that time that she experienced a life-changing moment when she interviewed the renowned poet, Maya Angelou, as well as numerous political, business and community leaders, including the governor of Bermuda at the time. Mrs Clarke-Joell also wrote her first performed play at 18 years of age entitled, “Miss Scrooge 1995”.
Mrs. Cha’Von Clarke-Joell has dedicated her life to supporting others to use their talents to make a mark in the world, and it is her passion to continue in this role until her last breath. She continues to network with established talents and entertainment leaders, managers and directors to seek new opportunities for talented people. Cha'Von is an open-minded artist that would be happy to work her scripts for television, film, radio or stage.
Unique traits: extremely diverse, open to all platforms, talented across genres, originally from unique island of Bermuda but currently lives in London