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CAST OF CHARACTERS

Simone -------------------------- Aurelia Williams
Roberta ------------------------- Jennifer Fouché
Heather ------------------------- Amy Goldberger
Gloria ---------------------------- Robyn Payne
Tamika --------------------------- Danea Osseni
Swing ---------------------------- Jayne Trinette

Aurelia Williams
Aurelia Williams (Simone)
Aurelia is so pleased to be joining the cast! Some of her favorite credits include: Dreamgirls (Effie), Once On This Island (Asaka), All Shook Up (U/S-Sylvia), Dreamworks' Madagascar Live (Gloria the Hippo), Menopause the Musical, Ain't Misbehavin', Ragtime, and The Hot Mikado (Katisha). She thanks her husband and family for their endless support and love, and her son, GW, for being the best baby ever!

Member of Actors Equity Association





Jen Fouché
Jennifer Fouché (Roberta)
A native Detrioter, Jennifer is reprising her role as "Roberta" from the original production. She is a member of the critically acclaimed AMoralists Theatre Company and a past member of The Flea Theatre's resident acting company, The Bats. Some credits: Ain't Misbehavin' (Cape Playhouse), Hamlet (The Drilling Company), Portraits (prospect Theatre Company), Nighttime Traffic (Alex Wyse), Dirty Little Black Girls (The Fire This Time Theatre Festival), Hairspray (Gateway Playhouse), Julius Caesar (Regional Tour), Babes In Toyland (Lincoln Center), Amerissiah (Off Broadway), Freedom Train (National Tour). Film/TV: SMASH. Animal Planet. Coming soon: Her one-woman show "Grown Folks Are Talking." www.jeniferfouche.com.

Member of Actors Equity Association



Amy Goldberger
Amy Goldberger (Heather/Dance Captain)
Is thrilled to be a part of Sistas! And recently in Broadway Tour of Xanadu. Other: Daisy in Side Show at the Signature Theatre in Wash DC (Helen Hayes Nomination), Lottie in Enchanted April/NYC Workshop, Annie in Prince and The Pauper/Off Broadway, Little Becky in Urinetown/St Louis Rep, Lois in Neil Sedaka's Breaking Up is Hard To Do/Ogunquit Playhouse, Urleen in Footloose/KC Starlight Theatre, Leader of The Pack with Mary Wilson/National Tour, Joseph and the Amazing Dreamcoat with Jon Secada. BFA Ithaca College.

Member of Actors Equity Association

 



Robyn Payne
Robyn Payne (Gloria)

Robyn is pleased to be joining the SISTAS family! BROADWAY: The Lion King (Sarabi); Kismet (Encores!); NATIONAL TOUR: Thoroughly Modern Millie (Miss Flannery, u/s Muzzy VanHossmere); OFF-BROADWAY: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Titania/Hyppolita); REGIONAL: Tarzan (North Shore), Beehive (Alabama Shakespeare), Les Miserables (TUTS), The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (TRTC), Zoot Suit (Goodman), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Chicago Shakespeare); TELEVISION: "Blue Bloods," "House of Cards," "Louis," "White Collar," "Fringe," "Lipstick Jungle." She received a BA from Indiana University. I John 4:18.

Member of Actors Equity Association




Lexi Rhoades
Danea Osseni (Tamika)
Danea Osseni was born in the Island of Jamaica, and is currently residing in Brooklyn, New York where she relentlessly pursues her career. Danea has performed in Death of a Salesman, Ain't Misbehavin', The Girls of Summer - all off-Broadway; The March, Voice 101, and Outcry on the NY State; Hairspray in Regional Theater. She has toured with the Irving Street Repertory Theatre Company in their production of "Smokey Joe's Cafe," and is currently performing in Sistas: the Musical! Danea graduated from Five Towns College with a Bachelor in Fine Arts.

Member of Actors Equity Association

 



Jayne Trinette
Jayne Trinette (Swing)
Jayne Trinette is excited to join the cast of Sistas! Favorite credits: National Tour Disney's Lion King, (Shenzi/Rafiki), Caroline Or Change, (Washing Machine/Radio 3) Dreamgirls, (Effie), Fences, (Rose), Glory of Gospel (Young Mahalia) Other: Once On This Island, Ain't Misbehavin, Purlie, Zooman and The Sign, and Smokey Joe's Cafe. Thanks be to God! My husband Bryan, Mom, PLIF and 9Muse

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