Judith as a writer, playwright, dancer and dramatist is ingenious in her creation of a literary arts fair to assist new authors in achieving their goals of being heard by a wide audience. On November 7 will host the Independent VoYces Literary Arts Fair at Strawberry Fields, St Mary. Here she, a lickle but tallawah artist herself, independently speaks her mind to Anthea McGibbon about herself, goals, aspirations.
ANTHEA: WHERE WERE YOU BORN?
JUDITH: I was born in Kingston but my family lived all over Jamaica. My formative years were in Mandeville where we lived until I was 10. My teen and high school years were in Montego Bay. I am an alumnae of Mt. Alvernia high School.
ANTHEA: WHERE DO YOU LIVE?
JUDITH: I currently live in St. Mary
ANTHEA: HOW LONG?
JUDITH: I lived in Florida for 15 years, and returned home to Kingston, last April and moved to St. Mary 2 weeks ago.
ANTHEA: DO YOU CONSIDER YOURSELF AN ARTIST OR CREATIVE AT ALL?
JUDITH: I am a writer, playwright, dancer and dramatist. I have written several plays which have been performed in Florida and Jamaica. I founded By His Word Theatre Company in Florida 10 years ago. The ministry uses the arts to minister – dance, drama, mime and singing. I also sing and used to dabble in painting.
ANTHEA: WHAT AREAS OF THE ARTS DO YOU PERSONALLY EXLORE?
JUDITH: Me personally, I love all the arts – all types of music, All genres of drama and creative expression.
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