Shanae Sharon

Shanae Sharon has dedicated the last 20 years to working in arts education and administration. She is thrilled to lead Street Poets as the new Executive Director, helping to advance its mission during this pivotal time for the organization. Her transformative journey as a young artist not only guided her to this career but also keeps her deeply connected to the work.Shanae previously worked with organizations such as: WACO Theatre Center overseeing the Tina’s Angels & Richards Warriors program, the Cayton Children’s Museum, leading the youTHink program, and the LA County Department of Arts & Culture within the Arts Ed Collective in Juvenile Justice. Shanae has an extensive background in Marketing Communications, Public Relations and Grant Writing. She has an MA in Educational Theatre for Colleges and Communities from NYU; a BA in Theater Arts and Political Science with a Certificate in African Studies from the University of Pittsburgh; and a Certificate in Marketing, Social Media and Web Analytics from UCLA Extension.