||Join us at the Union Church hall for this inspiring one woman show. No admission required (donations encouraged). There will be a Q & A and reception following the performance.With many changes taking place in our world today, it is an honor to remember those who paved the way for equality and justice during the Civil Rights Movement. Daring to Think, Move, and Speak is a captivating series of monologues and spirituals featuring African American women of the movement. These monologues will help educate people about African American women who gave themselves to help create equality for all while changing our country and our world.
Trena Bolden Fields is an actress and writer. With a strong passion for the arts, Trena believes in empowerment and transformation.
Trena’s has performed in Chavez by Diego Luna (soon to be released), as Norma in A Time to Kill at Arena Stage in Washington D.C., Ruby in Seven Guitars at Penumbra Theatre, Blonde Buppie in No Distance Between Us at Illusion Theater, Cordelia in King Lear at Cromulent Shakespeare Company, and Ole Rit in Dreaming Harriet Tubman at Stages Theatre Company. She has also been seen in other film projects, industrials and commercials.
Most recently, Trena Bolden Fields penned her first book of short essays, For Love. For Love features memorable short essays from Trena’s life.
She previously crafted a one woman show, Daring to Think, Move and Speak which features key leaders and supporters of the Civil Rights Movement. Daring to Think, Move and Speak has been performed at American University in Washington, D.C., Minnesota State University, Mankato, Dreamland Arts in St. Paul, Minnesota and the University of Sonora in Hermosillo, Mexico. These monologues continue to help educate people about individuals who gave themselves to help create equality for all while changing our country and our world.
In her working career, Trena has served as a career counselor, advisor, advocate, program director, diversity consultant, teaching artist and instructor. She received her undergraduate degree in theatre arts and mass communication from Augsburg College and holds a master’s degree in educational psychology, counseling and student personnel psychology from the University of Minnesota. Trena received her life coaching certification from the Adler Graduate School. She is a member of Actor’s Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA and AAFSW.
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