This blog began as a young black queer womxn theater artist’s way of making sense of the world. This exploration turned into a self love journey and here I am. Originally a New Yorker,  I am currently residing in Brooklyn, New York. My own personal artistry, healing and wellness decorates this blog space. .  Make sure to follow me on Instagram @insearchofmyowngardens for more!

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I am available for bookings upon request and conversation

Contact Me: damalispeaks@gmail.com

Catherine Speaks Xo

Negrita Directing


Catherine Speaks (They/Them) is a native New Yorker and performing artist who wears many hats. The are the Founder and Artistic Director of Speak Theater Productions as well as “In Search of My Own Gardens”, a blog space/podcast devoted to discovery of self and black/native, queer identity. Most currently, they are investing in Yoga Certification with Jai Yoga Arts and hopes to do more work with black and brown folx and those healing from sexual violence. They finished an Education Internship with Trinity Repertory Company and was lucky enough to perform with the Brown/Trinity MFA Acting Program. Catherine holds a B.A. in Theater & Dance Studies/Africana Studies from Wheaton College/Brown University.

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