Jojo Brown is an exciting actress who rose to national attention playing “Jonelle” in the extended Off-Broadway premiere of CHARM. With roles on NBC, Comedy Central, Showtime, and a new pilot for Freeform, Jojo is establishing herself as a versatile force in television. Her performance as an expecting transgender mother in the short film Pink & Blue has already been called “grounded, compelling, and stunning”.
Born and raised in the culturally rich and diverse theatre scene of Chicago, she developed a passion for telling stories that matter. As a teen she worked professionally with the American Theatre Company (under the wing of late director, PJ Paparelli), going on cross-country research trips, and performing in verbatim documentary dramas such as The People’s Temple by Leigh Fondakowski, and the one-woman show Let Me Down Easy by Anna Deavere Smith. Working in NYC, Jojo has originated roles in various workshops of new plays and musicals.
Jojo Brown is a fierce advocate for trans/queer people of color, and has a strong critical voice when it comes to social issues. You can follow her on Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok @jojobrwn.