Please be our guest
Saturday, August 25, 2012
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Cornerstone Baptist Church
1819 Martin L King Junior Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75315
Please R.S.V.P. by August 20
Due to limited space, we require advanced registration for the Community Breakfast.
Shella Gillus fell in love with the arts as a child. By age ten, she wrote her first chapter book, a three-act play and performed in several theatrical shows. During her teenage years, she penned and performed in plays for her local church and organized a series of summer self-esteem workshops for underprivileged youth in South Tucson. Shella earned her bachelorís degree in journalism from the University of Arizona and Screen Actorís Guild membership while working in the film industry in Los Angeles. Under the tutelage of a skilled playwright, she honed her skills as a writer before becoming a professional actress for Childsplay, an award-winning theatre company. Shella was crowned Miss Black Heritage, 1st runner-up Miss Black Arizona, Miss Congeniality, Copper Bowl Princess and University of Arizona Homecoming Royalty. She has made two appearances on the Oprah Winfrey show. The Loom is her fiction debut.