Dominican actress shines in US

Disnie on set of Google's shoot (Photo via Dominica News Online)
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(Dominica News Online) Another daughter of the soil has made her country proud in a field that few Dominicans pursue. Disnie Sebastien, fondly known as Myan to family and friends in Dominica, is the daughter of Riviere Sebastien and Annette Austrie and resided in the community of Goodwill.

Disnie’s acting achievements encompass theatre, film, voiceovers, commercials and multimedia. She is attached to ‘Urban Stages’, an award- winning Theatre in Manhattan, NY, managed by Artistic Director, Frances Hill. The staff embraced Disnie’s talents and she has performed leading roles in several of their productions, the most recent being ‘Rachel’ in ‘The New Circle Line’ as part of The Tourist Trap Plays Theatre Festival, written by award-winning playwright Jenny Lyn Bader. The staff fully embraced her talents. Disnie has performed at the prestigious, National Black Theatre in Harlem, playing the role of Passion Wilson, a feisty and unpredictable teacher. Another of her professional accomplishments was her featured role in Google’s recent ‘Navigo’ multimedia shoot aimed at supporting the study of ‘Deepfakes,’ which combats persons being duped by artificial intelligence.

After successful auditions, Disnie was cast as a lead role in several other shows, including: Season 6 of the popular show, ‘Basic Skills Challenge’ produced by ‘Epicurious and Condé Nast’, a leading production company in the US. She will also be starring in the feature film, ‘The Searchers,’ directed by award-wining director, Pacho Velez. The film will be released in film festivals and theaters in autumn 2020, in the US.

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