English by birth, Jamaican by parentage, Taurean by sign: fabian describes himself as an Actor, director, poet, writer, singer, Communications Consultant, Trainer/Facilitator and HIV/AIDS Educator. He was the Entertainment Manager at Sandals Royal Caribbean for 5 years and added Training to his portfolio in his last 2 years at the resort. In 2000, The Jamaica Federation of Musicians gave him 2 awards as Entertainment Manager of the Year.
He has appeared in John Crow Notebook (UWI, Jamaica), The Rose Slip (UWI, Jamaica), Children, Children (for which he won the TALLAWAH Best Actor Award at UWI, Jamaica), Hay Fever (Fordham University, USA), West Side Story (Fordham University, USA), Grease (which he also directed for the Jamaica Musical Theatre Company, JMTC), Elinora Baby (JMTC), Echo in Bone, Hamlet and Dear Counsellor , and the Montego Bay Little Theatre Movement (MLTM) productions The General’s Inn and God’s Favorite (for which he received the ITI Actor Boy Award for Best Actor in 2002).
His directorial credits include many poetry performances, skits for television; One of Our Sons is Missing (for Jamaica AIDS Support), Aston Cooke’s Jamaica Pepperpot, Irie Neighbours, Di Fallen Angel an Di Devil’s Concubine and Hairpeace. Before relocating to Montego Bay, he created, directed and appeared in the critically acclaimed VOICES, which he restaged as part of the MLTM’s TWO 4 ONE, after which he directed an MLTM production of CHILDREN, CHILDREN. VOICES won the ITI Actor Boy Award for Best Revue of 2003. In 2005, he directed and wrote lyrics for Trevor Rhone’s musical edu-drama POSITIVE, commissioned by the Ministry of Health and funded by the World Bank. He remounted POSITIVE in 2007 for a highly-acclaimed tour of St. Vincent & the Grenadines. In 2006 he directed Prayer Partner and produced and directed ‘night, Mother which garnered 4 Actor nominations, including Best Actress in a Lead Role, won by one of his leading ladies, Leonie Forbes. He was most recently seen on stage in JMTC’s Disco Inferno and Karl Hart’s ground-breaking original script Secrets….Shhh! Fabian revisited his Two for One concept in 2007 when he produced and directed Di Fallen Angel an Di Devil’s Concubine, and presented it along with a spoken word/poetry & movement performance piece called word medicine. In 2011 he spearheaded an original production that he describes as ‘a collaborative experiment’ that resulted in over 15 scenarios collectively called Tapestry He has also directed the musicals Grease and Dreamgirls for the Jamaica Musical Theatre Co.
fabian is the co-founder of a New York-based performance group called Brother Tongue Collective and has been the coordinator/producer/director of V-Day Kingston: The Vagina Monologues for the last 5 years
fabian is dedicated to the Arts as a tool for transformation and is the founder/sole trader of his own company called Sankofa Arts & Facilitation.