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Jaylene's debut book of poetry, AfroPoetic, is available NOW! You can purchase signed copies, JCO Merch inspired by her EP, "A Black Girl and Her Hair," and other merchandise, by visiting the Shop page. Catch Jaylene hosting her final Open Mic of the season at The Wilma Theater on Monday, June  17th! Listen or watch Jaylene on her #PoppaPank podcast. Stream her EP, "A Black Girl and Her Hair," on all major platforms. Jaylene is currently starring in the PBS show, "Albie's Elevator," on WHYY! Visit the Upcoming page for more information and to find out where you can catch Jaylene next!


Jaylene Clark Owens is an AUDELCO and Barrymore Award winning actress. She is a member of The Wilma Theater's resident acting company, HotHouse. She has been seen in Fairview (The Wilma Theater), WHITE (Theatre Horizon), Passage (The Wilma Theater).

Jaylene is also a highly acclaimed, award-winning spoken word poet. She is the Executive Director of Harlem KW Project, LLC, which is the company she started with three other women to write the play, Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale. Visit the Poetry page to learn more about her spoken word poetry.


Spoken Word Poet, Playwright, & More

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