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Trudy-Ann Bell

Trudy-Ann Bell

Writer, Actor, Producer, Influencer

Trudy-Ann Bell is popularly known as Sister Passion, Dashouta Rhode, Penelope or formerly Melcita from the TV series Joint Tenants; Trudy is a past student of Wolmer’s Girls’ High and a graduate of UWI.

Ms Bell is a seasoned theatre practitioner and has worked with Stages Production performing in hit plays like “The Plumber” and “Ova Mi Dead Body” as well as “The Student”.  She eventually started Ignite-A-Bell Production and has written a series called Totally Discuss things as well as the script for a movie called Out of Many. Ms Bell currently has over 125,000 followers on Facebook having started posting comedic skits, some of which have gone viral.

Ms Bell is a copywriter and has worked on campaigns/written commercials for notable companies like Grace Kennedy Ltd., JPS, HEART Trust & Digicel, through her affiliation with The Lab Ltd. She has also written the 3rd season of the JPS Power Smart Energy Challenge TV series.

Ms Bell is the writer and producer of Living Dangerously, a comedic yet thought-provoking play which looks at human trafficking and domestic abuse. The play was taken on an island wide tour supported by FIWI Jamaica and funded by USAID; and was used as an effective communication tool. It also earned her a nomination by the US Embassy in Jamaica to represent Jamaica by participating in the US Department of States’ International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) under the theme ‘Promoting Social Change through the Arts’. She is now an IVLP Alumna.

Other bodies of work include:
-SChAMPAGNE Popping Stage Play (Writer/Actor/Producer)
-Son of a Witch Virtual Play (Writer/Actor/Producer)
-“The One” – Chris Martin Ft Savannah from The Appleton Estate
Heart of Ja. album (Song Co-writer).

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