Aunty Rashida is our Vice Principal. She Tutors Children’s Theatre 1, Children’s Theatre 2 and Youth Theatre 3 and she is the Coordinator of our CSEC Theatre Arts Course.
Rashida received a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Creative Arts at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus, an Associate Degree in Theatre Arts from the Barbados Community College and a Diploma in Education specialising in Theatre Arts.
Aside from her work with Mustardseed Productions, Rashida is also the CSEC Theatre Arts tutor at The Ursuline Convent School, and has been an assistant examiner for CSEC Theatre Arts and Lindy Hop Choreographer for Prodigy Dancers.
Rashida has represented Barbados in Carifesta X (2008), as lead actress in the performance Odale’s Choice. Her other stage/film credits include Aids Fatigue (2008), Sticks and Stones (2009) Suga Pain Blues (2009), Pretty Daughta (earning Best Supporting Actress award) (2010) and The It So Happen Suite (2010).
Rashida loves working with children and has always wanted to be a teacher. After being exposed to Theatre Arts in 2004 and seeing that it could be used as a tool for change she decided that is what she wanted to teach and she hasn’t looked back since.