Most recently she has written and produced six play projects in her eLLe Kalamazoo series, including co-directing and acting in the productions.
Shawntai also wrote, casted and directed Breadcrumbs: Journey to Authenticity based on interviews conducted by Dr. Michelle Johnson, Executive Director of Fire Historical and Cultural Arts Collaborative and Playgrown, of lesbian, gay and bisexual people of color living in Kalamazoo. (Listen to radio interview about show).
As a theater coach and consultant with Fire Historical and Cultural Arts Collaborative, Shawntai has helped middle and high school students write and perform five performance pieces about social justice, managed performances and coordinated artists for special projects and shows.
Shawntai also has work published in Iris Jacob’s My Sisters’ Voices.