Kisha Jarrett is the Audience Development and Marketing Director at Artists Repertory Theatre as well as a writer, actor, musician, director, and storyteller. A Virginia native, she has lived all over the country (as well as Barcelona and London) but now calls Portland, Oregon home. She has performed for both stage and screen, been a musician at SXSW, and has been a costume designer for the stage and television. She owned and operated the bakery Painted Lady Cakes in Brooklyn. Through storytelling, she has performed for the Moth (2017 and 2018 GrandSLAM winner), Back Fence PDX, Seven Deadly Sins, Wildfang, and more. Most recently, she was seen onstage at Portland Center Stage @ The Armory as the Headmistress in School Girls; or The African Mean Girls Play. Currently, she is working on her second feature-length screenplay and writing her first novel.