Year of graduation: 2023
Hair: Black, 4b texture
Singing: Soprano/ Alto, gospel, pop, worship, beat boxing.
A key member in her contemporary gospel band.
Languages: Intermediate sign language
Nationality: Black British
Ethnicity: Dominican and Vincentian heritage
Accents and dialects: Bristolian (native), RP, Jamaican Patois, MLE, Standard London,General American, Southern American, Birmingham, Essex, cockney, Australian, Dominican, Brooklyn/ New York
Dance: A confident and articulate dancer who can learn to embody most styles. Waltz, vernacular dance, partner dance, contemporary, period dance, salsa, street dance and tango.
Music: Basic Ukulele
Other Skills: Unarmed Combate
Female entrepreneur owning her own hair braiding business of 4 years.
Works with young children and young people at youth centres (DBS CHECKED).
Currently receiving presenting related jobs including presenting events at the Bristol city council.
Shelena also won the Bristol young hero enterprise award for the work she did to help St.Vincent after the volcano erupted.
Spotlight Link: https://www.spotlight.com/8134-9059-3039
Productions whilst at BSA:
Olga: Three Sister, Chekov, directed by: Sasha tyuftey.
Fefu: Fefu and her friends by María Irene, directed by; Nancy Medina.
Lexi: Pickney, directed by: Michael Jenkins, BFI film, 2020.