Meet Jezrie Marcano-Courtney, she/her

Story Artist

Jezrie Marcano-Courtney (Human/Latinx/She), New Haven CT, is READY.

Jezrie started telling stories in 2015 to heal the pain on her heart. But then the most ex-traordinary thing happened, listeners connected with the pain (and joy) shared through her stories. Since then Jezrie has performed stories about her lived experience for many events and, at many venues.

In February 2020 Jezrie produced, “Speak?Easy Presents: My Funny Valentine,” an in-person “love” themed storytelling event before the onslaught of the global pandemic.

In 2021, Jezrie became a member of Ubuntu Storytellers using true experience storytelling to inspire audiences to think about the question, “what can I do about racism?”