Shawn Whitsell is a father, activist, actor, producer, director, and playwright. He is the founder of the Destiny Theatre Experience and Focused Dreams Films. Shawn has appeared in Bud, Not Buddy, Holes, The Watsons Go To Birmingham: 1963, and And in this Corner: Cassius Clay at Nashville Children’s Theatre. When he’s not onstage, Shawn can be found teaching drama at NCT or spoken word with Southern Word, Inc.