Jabree Webber is a fearless artist with an incomparable drive, distinctive approach, and charismatic nature. This Detroit native graduated high school at the young age of 16 and is a honors graduate of the University of Southern California's School of Dramatic Arts and School of Cinematic Arts M.F.A. Film and TV Production candidate. Her theatrical work includes a recurring guest star in OWN's/Tyler Perry Studios THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS, recurring character in the college web series, BSU (an Issa Rae Production), a short indie, THIS IS HOW I WANT TO REMEMBER H.E.R. (PAFF & Outfest Fusion ’18 Official Selection), where she portrays a troubled young rapper coping with an unwelcomed living situation, UNBELIEVABLE (Netflix/CBS), as well as voice over work for ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK and THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI. She appeared on stage in various plays by playwrights such as Pearl Cleage, Tennessee William, Oni Faida Lampley, and Frederick Stroppel. Through her exposure to different types of storytelling, Jabree discovered her love for writing and directing.
As a writer and director, her film, IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT screened in Cannes at the 2019 Global Women of Color in Film Corner. Her work has also screened at other festivals including: Outfest Fusion, Pan African Film Festival, HollyShorts, Beyond Borders Diversity in Cannes, One Lens Film Festival, and more. In addition to the knowledge that she has gained from her experiences in film, Jabree also works in development at JuVee Productions under the mentorship of Julius Tennon and Viola Davis. Through USC, her mentor is comedy legend Robert Townsend.
Whether acting, writing or directing - I aspire to combine my love for being behind and in front of the camera in the same ways that my mentors have. I aspire to utilize my talents in order to impact social change and enrich people while also transcending social inequalities.