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CAST OF CHARACTERS

Simone -------------------------- Kendra Lynn Lucas
Roberta ------------------------- Nesha Ward
Heather ------------------------- Haley Swindal
Gloria --------------------------- Aneesa Folds
Tamika -------------------------- Tyla Collier
Swing --------------------------- Helen White

Jalynne
Kendra Lynn Lucas (Simone)
Kendra is thrilled to be joining the “SISTAS” family! Some of her most recent regional credits include: The Drowsy Chaperone (Trix), Disney’s Alice in Wonderland(Caterpillar) Cats (Grizabella), The Wiz (Eviline), Hairspray (Motormouth Maybelle), Mary Poppins (Ms. Correy), The Who’s Tommy (Acid Queen), and Avenue Q (Gary Coleman). Kendra gives uncountable thanks to God, her ever-supportive mother, JoeAnn, the entire SISTAS team for this thrilling opportunity and to all her amazing friends and family she expresses her extreme gratitude for their constant encouragement! www.KendraLynnLucas.com

Member of Actors Equity Association





Jen Fouché
Nesha Ward (Roberta)
Neisha's credits include: Regional: Maxwell: A New Musical (FL), Nunsense (FL, VA), Til the Day I Die (NYC), Under Milkwood (NYC). National tours: The Color Purple. TV/Film/Digital: Orange is the New Black, Show Me a Hero, Carry On, Mojin: The Lost Legend, How to be a Man. Love and thanks to all her Family and Friends!

Member of Actors Equity Association






Haley Swindal
Haley Swindal (Heather)
Haley is thrilled to be joining "Sistas!" Haley appeared in Jekyll and Hyde on Broadway, Secret Garden at Lincoln Center, and on the national tours of White Christmas, Jesus Christ Superstar and I Love a Piano. Other recent credits include Lady of the Lake in Spamalot at NSMT, Nellie in South Pacific at WBT, and Grace in Annie with Sally Struthers at TOTS. Haley has sung at Carnegie Hall alongside jazz great Steve Tyrell, with Ronan Tynan at Yankee Stadium, and under the baton of Steve Reineke with the New York Pops Orchestra. Haley's solo show, "Play to Win," recently sold out Broadway's 54 Below. For the loves of her life: Jack and baby Lily!

Member of Actors Equity Association

 



Aneesa Folds
Aneesa Folds (Gloria)

Aneesa is beyond excited to be joining the SISTAS family! Favorite credits include: TOUR: Ragtime (Sarah's friend) REGIONAL: Sister Act (Deloris Van Cartier), Hairspray (Motormouth Maybelle) and Rent (Joanne). Special thanks to her family and friends for their support, and to the entire team for this incredible opportunity! Follow her @aneesanael and aneesafolds.com.






Lexi Rhoades

Tyla Collier (Tamika)
Tyla is grateful to be a part of Sistas! She has performed at various regional theatres across the country, and her favorite credits include Crystal in Little Shop of Horrors, Little Inez in Hairspray and Lily Polkadot in Polkadots. She is a proud graduate of The Boston Conservatory. Tyla thanks Daniel Hoff Agency, her family and friends for their constant support! www.TylaCollier.com

Member of Actors Equity Association




Allyson Kaye Daniel

Helen White (Swing)
Helen is Making her Off Broadway Debut with Sistas The Musical. Theater Credits include: The First Noel  with CTH at the Apollo Theatre;  The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess with Dicapo Opera Company Tour at Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City; Nina in the Morning One Act, with Chelsea Repetory Lab NYC; Also performed as Featured singer with Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. Helen has recently performed at 54 below as a featured singer for LynneShankel Shank Tunes Concert; Joe’s Pub for Astep Concert and was one of the Featured Singers at The Twitter Search for a Star in UK at the West End. Helen's biggest inspiration and driving force behind her music is her mother—thank you for being an amazing mother! She would like to thank her family and friends for all their love and support and God for his many blessings. Proverbs 3:5-6

Member of Actors Equity Association




AEA
Actors' Equity
Equity Association (AEA), founded in 1913, represents more than 45,000 actors and stage managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions, providing a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans. AEA is a member of the AFL-CIO, and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions. The Equity emblem is our mark of excellence. www.actorsequity.org
Rehearsal Photos
Photos courtesy of Russ Rowland