Actress, writer, producer, and director, Sheronna Osbourne is an award winning, multifaceted Black Canadian artist whose passions have enabled her to move easily in front of and behind the camera. A gifted storyteller, in 2020, Osbourne was awarded the Canada Arts Council Digital Creatives Grant which she used to create Silence Of The Land, a timely social justice piece about being Black in Toronto, currently available on the CBC/Radio One website. Her short film RONi, which she co-wrote and co-directed won the 2020 Audience Award at the Toronto Short Film Festival. Outside of film, Osbourne’s credits include writing and producing three stage plays, one of which includes: Ninety Four, a coming of age story that will be making its American debut at the prestigious Atlanta Black Theatre Festival in the Fall of 2021
Recognizing the importance of nurturing and supporting young talent, Osbourne served as a Mentor for the Ada Slaight Youth Arts Mentorship Program in Toronto where she assisted young artists in defining their passions and mapping out their artistic careers. In addition, Osbourne is a Costume Buyer for the IATSE film union in Toronto. Some of her costume work can be found on shows like Grand Army, and Locke & Key. Osbourne has worked on commercial campaigns with global companies such as Netflix, Google, Walmart, Aviation Gin, & Tazo Tea, and has performed her theatrical work in Accra, Ghana and Washington, DC.