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Trey Anthony          

Award-Winning Playwright, Author, Producer & Lifestyle Coach

Trey Anthony is a bad-ass Jamaican-British-Canadian, truth-teller, award-winning writer, and wellness expert. She’s the girl to call when you want to turn your inner shame into success!

Anthony is known as the “Oprah of Canada,” the first Black woman in Canada to have her own prime-time series on a major network. She is the Television Development Producer at CTV Television and Bell Media, and one of the highest-ranking Black women TV executives in Canada. She has appeared on NBC, ABC, CBS, NPR, Fox, CTV, CBC, City TV, and Global Television, and has been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, Toronto Star, The Toronto Sun, Global Mail, Essence Magazine, and Madame Noire.

A former writer for OWN, Lionsgate, The Comedy Network, The Women’s Television Network, and Global Television, Anthony is also a contributing writer for Huffington Post and the Toronto Star, Canada’s largest daily newspaper. In her popular new book, "Black Girl in Love (with Herself)," she gives black women a relatable voice and a personalized "keeping it real" to-do list on how to practice self-love and self-care.

Her award-winning play, Da Kink in My Hair, received four NAACP awards including Best New Playwright. Da Kink has broken box office sales records in Canada, England, and the United States. It has grossed millions, has been critically acclaimed, and was named one of the top ten plays in Canada’s theatrical history. Anthony's play titled "How Black Mothers Say I Love You," was recently adapted into a film, and was shortlisted at Sundance. Anthony’s viral TEDxToronto talk “Coming Out of Your Box” has nearly 13,000 views.

Anthony is passionate about diversity and inclusion, and a highly sought-after speaker on topics such as mental health, lifestyle, and overall wellness. She has been a guest lecturer and speaker at Harvard University, NYU, the University of Massachusetts, the University of Waterloo, McMaster University, and Ryerson University, and has delivered numerous keynotes and workshops to corporations and organizations around the world.

Recognized for her contributions to the Arts, Anthony is the recipient of an Eve Ensler Vagina Warrior Award, a Walk of Fame Star in Brampton, the Harry Jerome Award for the Arts, and she was recently named one of the "Top 100 Black Women in Canada to Watch". Her popular touring theatrical wellness show, "Black Girl in Love (with Herself)," is a sold-out event every year.

Besides pocket-size powerhouse and inspiration wellness expert, Anthony is also a solo mom to her newly adopted son Kai. In her spare time, she enjoys eating cupcakes and crying while watching "This Is Us".

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