Trey Antony

Trey,+Joy+on+da+Kink+in+My+Hair+on+GlobalTrey Anthony is a Canadian comedian and playwright.

Born in England, Anthony is a regular on the Canadian comedy circuit. She began doing stand-up comedy during African Nubian Comedy Nights at Yuk-Yuk’s. She has performed as well at The Second City, the Urban Womyn’s Comedy Festival and Toronto’s St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts.

She was also a writer and performer for Kenny Robinson’s sketch comedy show After Hours with Kenny Robinson and a writer for The Chris Rock Show.[1]

Her first theatrical play, Da Kink in My Hair, debuted in 2001 at the Toronto Fringe Festival.[1] Anthony says that coming out as a lesbian to her family inspired her to write the play. In 2005, it was adapted into a television movie by Vision TV, with a cast that included Anthony, Mimi Kuzyk and Sheryl Lee Ralph. Da Kink in My Hair went on to a US premiere at the San Diego Repertory Theatre with a cast including D’bi Young, Amina Alfred, Abena Malika and Karen Robinson.

A television series version of Da Kink in My Hair began airing in 2007 and Anthony is a cast member.

Links

“When doors closed, she hired herself”, Toronto Star, http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/article/282216
Swartz, Shauna (2007-03-28). “Trey Anthony Brings Black Women Onstage”. After Ellen. http://www.afterellen.com/people/2007/3/treyanthony. Retrieved 2009-01-16.
Bailey, Pamella (Fall 2007), “’Da Kink takes on the small screen”, Sway Magazine, http://swaymag.ca/fall2007/theatre.html
Hebert, James (2005-09-11), “She relied on ‘trust and fate,’ and a play was born”, San Diego Union-Tribune, http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20050911/news_1a11kink.html
Serafin (2007-10-11), “ON TV: ‘Da Kink in My Hair”, Xtra, http://www.xtra.ca/public/Toronto/ON_TV_Da_Kink_in_My_Hair-3719.aspx

Trey Anthony
Trey Anthony at the Internet Movie Database

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