Jenna Anast is a SAG actor-vist, social and emotional consultant + educator, and warrior for social justice and radical self love. Jenna recently became head of community and exhibition at Open Television @weareOTV and is looking forward to sharing their passion of storytelling telling, bridge building and uplifting marginalized voices with the belief that the revolution WILL be televised!
After earning her B.F.A in performing arts at The University of Illinois at Chicago, she decided to make her life’s purpose to imagine and to struggle to create a world that she wants to see and live in! Their involvement with the #LetUsBreathe collective (a Black-led liberation headquarters for arts, organizing, and healing on Chicago's South Side) creates a space for their imagination to be free! There she hosts radical intimacy workshops, intergenerational storytelling, and collaborates to produce all things under the sun that align with their vision, to imagine a world without harmful systems!
Jenna was a Theater Bay Area award finalist for her performance in “Honey I Shrunk The Whites” (Killing My Lobster 2018). She is featured in the film “Sorry To Bother You.” (Annapurna Films 2018) & last fall she executed her first social and emotional consulting work with Monkey Paw Productions in collaboration with her company “Journeys with Jenna”.