Life as an Artist
A Visual Journey
Actress Toy Connor was introduced to the world via her breakout role as Tyreeka Freemon in David Simon's 3 Emmy award winning HBO Series, "The Corner", and later went on to Star and Guest Star in a plethora of Films and Primetime television dramas in the United States throughout the years which include ER, CSI, and General Hospital to name a few. However, Toy is also the CEO and Executive Producer at Blackskirt Entertainment and an accomplished director, producer, and screenwriter.
Toy is a proud participant of AFI's Lifetime Alumni who participated in the coveted AFI Director's Workshop for Women and UCLA's Screenwriters program, Toy came under the tutelage of the late two-times Emmy winner, David Mills where she honed her craft. Toy's Caribbean and New York upbringing resonate the perfect balance of authenticity, edge and dark humor in her writing, with a perspective that culminates from the trenches.
"BE SAFE" (Film)
(2024 / Post Production)
Writer, Director, Producer
An Urban Thriller Shot in Los Angeles, CA.
(2022 - Present)
"ANGER HAS A SECRET"
Executive Producer of the South African Television Series.
A Dramatic Political Thriller broadcasted on the SABC Network.
Feature Film shot in Southern California
(2009 - 2011)
Music Segment Producer
Children's Television Show