Sandra Jones, a native of Winterville, NC began her formal theatrical training at NC A&T State University and is proud of her “Aggie” roots. Sandra graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre with a concentration in Acting (Meisner trained) from East Carolina University. Sandra’s career has included film, television, theater, directing, and many wonderful experiences on stage working with such greats as Dr. Maya Angelou in Langston Hughes’ Tambourines To Glory for GM Productions of Charlotte, NC. Sandra had the pleasure of directing Clifton Davis who was a featured guest actor in Sandra’s company (NC-ACT) production of James Weldon Johnson’s, GOD’S TROMBONES.
Sandra has had a long history of theatre and since relocating to Greensboro almost 5 years ago has worked with local companies in Simply Simone as Nina Simone (UNCG), in Crowns as Mother Shaw; (Open Space Theatre and more recently with NC Black Repretory Company in Winston Salem at the Black Theatre Conference,) as Fannie Lou Hamer (NC Touring Theatre, Maryland tour) and a most notable performance at the International Civil Rights Museum as Shirl’ Jean in Dreams of a King (Naroshimi Theatre Company). Sandra wis now in her 26th year of performing the story of Mother Sojourner Truth in Sojourner Truth: The Legacy Lives On! This living portrait is written and produced by Sandra Jones.