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selena deer poet

Selena Deer

Actor, Poet, Playwright, Singer-Songwriter, Teaching Artist and Musical Book Writer.


Selena Rose Deer is an Actor, Poet, Playwright, Singer-Songwriter, Teaching Artist, and Musical Bookwriter.

Born and raised in Wisconsin, Selena is of Jamaican, Sicilian, and Irish heritage and identifies as a proud Black Woman.

Selena holds a BA in Communication (Mass Media) and Theatre (Performance) from UW-Green Bay.

Teaching Artist

Selena teaches Performing Arts and Creative Writing, for ages K-12, focusing on an Introduction to Acting, Shakespeare, Voice for the Actor, Musical Theatre, and Improv. In addition, Selena also teaches Songwriting, Spoken Word Poetry, and An Introduction to Storytelling and Playwrighting.


Selena has led poetry workshops and performed at conferences in Wisconsin.
(Women of the World Poetry Slam, WOWPS 2022, Baltimore, MD, in the Black Arts District)

Plays Include:

ASSASSIN’S ANTHOLOGY, with performances at the University of Green Bay (2018) and Staged Reading in the Sunstone Studios New Works Festival (2022)

A DAY OF RAIN, an unpublished new jukebox musical based on the music of the band Alabama Shakes.

THE HIVE, a new unpublished Dystopian thriller.

Theatre Affiliations & Associations

First Stage, Milwaukee, WI (visit)
Skylight Music Theatre, Milwaukee, WI (visit)
Milwaukee Public Theatre, Milwaukee, WI (visit)
Forward Theatre, Madison, WI (visit)

The Dramatist Guild (visit)
Playwrights’ Center (visit)