Producer I Director I Actress I Photographer I Activist
Onyx Keesha is the CEO and Founder of M.PoWeR Productions and the Onyx Academy of Visual and Performing Arts with branches in both Atlanta, Georgia and New Jersey. She has graced the stage in Laurinda D. Brown's "Walk Like a Man" and "Sometimes it Snows in Atlanta". She can also be seen in the titillating web series, "Between Women", where she plays Allison Young. Onyx was recently cast in the new series "GUPPIES" where she plays a sex crazed therapist named Jordan and she will be starring in the reality show "WE ARE PEOPLE TOO!" which follows her as she navigates her acting career, running her businesses and being a Mom. In addition to her successful acting career, Onyx is a very accomplished theater director. She has directed numerous shows around the country, including "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf", "The Vagina Monologues", ”The Wiz”, and "Aida". Lately, she has turned her attention to promising original works. She directed the New York and Atlanta runs of "Sincerely Yours", a gripping tale about the last moments of a young man's life.
Recently, Onyx has transitioned from theater to directing and producing film. Some of her most recent works include, The First: Noelle, Shattered Serenity, and the much buzzed about film StudZmen, which is currently showing in theaters across the country. Onyx Keesha was the host of 1:1 w/ Onyx, an internet talk show that highlighted the accomplishments of entertainers, entrepreneurs and professionals in the Atlanta area. She has interviewed such personalities as Kelly Price, Kandi Burress, Derek J, RL from Next, Snoop from the WIRE and many more. She is in the process of revamping 1:1 w/Onyx and creating an all-new LIVE web talk show that will feature a studio audience called: "Blurring the Lines that Divide Us".
Keep your eyes on Onyx Keesha. She is set to change the world!
Onyx is in pre-production for her next feature length film: CHURCH HURT set to premiere in Atlanta, June 2014.