Jacqui Parker (Sicinius Velutus) Actor/Playwright/Director: is an Elliot Norton award winning actress and seven-time winner of the IRNE Award (Independent Reviewers of New England). She is thrilled to be back on stage with CSC having performed in Hamlet and Much Ado About Nothing in the past. Other favorite roles include: Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, Elizabeth in Old Settler, Jesus in Miss Witherspoon (Lyric Stage Company) Mrs. Keckley and Mrs. Thomas in A Civil War Christmas, and Mother in Breath Boom (Huntington Theatre Company) Caroline in Caroline or Change and Inez in Our Lady of 121st Street (Speakeasy Stage) Banquo in Macbeth (Actor’s Shakespeare Project) and numerous other regional theatre companies. As a Stage Director some of Parker’s favorites were; 12 Angry Jurors, Once on This Island and The Miracle Worker at ENC; The Life (Boston Conservatory) Bubbly Black Girl (Speakeasy Stage) and many others. Jacqui received a Playwright Fellow at the Huntington Theatre Company. Her play Jeanie Don’t Sing No Mo received a staged reading at the Calerwood Pavilion, produced by the Huntington theatre Company. Other plays include Dark As A Thousand Midnights (IRNE Award) Xernona and the Grand Dragon X received a full production at Wheelock Theatre in May. Jacqui received the 2004 Boston Theatre Hero Award from StageSource and the 2009 DRY LONGSO Award for consistent and courageous contributions in the struggle against racism. Presently she is working on her new play Queenie’s Blues…. Alberta Hunter Younger Years.