Tomantha Sylvester

Tomantha Sylvester

Tomantha is an Ojibwe, multidisciplinary storyteller (actor, musician, songwriter, playwright, beader) residing in Massachusetts. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lake Superior State University. She is a Miranda Family Fellow through the National Theater Institute, and an Art and Survival Fellow through Double Edge Theatre and Betty’s Daughter Arts Collective. Sylvester is an ensemble member through...
Tomantha is an Ojibwe, multidisciplinary storyteller (actor, musician, songwriter, playwright, beader) residing in Massachusetts. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lake Superior State University. She is a Miranda Family Fellow through the National Theater Institute, and an Art and Survival Fellow through Double Edge Theatre and Betty’s Daughter Arts Collective. Sylvester is an ensemble member through Double Edge Theater and an Emerging Native Artist through the Ohketeau Cultural Center where she also works in community advocacy.

Plays

  • Something Else
    We follow Lucy, an incarcerated Ojibwe woman on death row, as she seeks connection in her final moments. Through song, dance, humor, community, light, and dark she unexpectedly finds freedom and truth.