Thadinadonnih (Guelph) born and raised, University of Guelph Alumni, Valedictorian from the Randolph Academy for Performing Arts, Kween is a Black settler living out her passions. She is a dancer, teacher, actor, choreographer, director, producer, advocate, curator, marketing/social media guru, TedX International Speaker and co-contributing Author to 100 Women of Inspiration and The Stage Light Flickers.
Kween is the CEO and owner of The Kween Company and Co-owns The Heels Academy. Kween is the leader of Solidarity March in Support of BLM in 2020 and the Executive Director and Social Justice Initiatives Coordinator for Guelph Black Heritage Society. Kween is also host and community producer on Rogers Channel 20 with “Diverse and Converse”, a BIPOC panel discussion.
Kween held a Residency with Guelph Dance in 2020/2021, currently holds the title Woman of the Year 2020, nominee for RBC Women of Influence 2021, and Women of Inspiration 2021 Finalist.
Join Kween, CEO of The Kween Company, for a Feel and Heal class. In this class, you will FEEL your way through body movement with Soca Dance, a Caribbean styled artform that gets your sweating and moving to fun and upbeat Caribbean music. Then HEAL your way into a flow of movements to cool you down while we learn and engage on the history of soca heritage. Here from Kween’s front line experience, protest and what allyship can look like for our communities through art. Make sure to grab a flag, rag or anything you can wave around to the music.