FILM

Ricki and the Flash                    
Community Security Guard TriStar Pictures                        dir: Jonathan Demme
42                                            Ed’s Mother                       Legendary Pictures                  dir: Brian Helgeland
Contamination
(Short)                Jade                                    Sivaday Productions                dir: R. Shanea Williams
The Inside Man
                         Jeanette Davis                   Universal Pictures                    dir: Spike Lee
Then She Found Me                   Mother #1                          Killer Films                             dir: Helen Hunt
Everyone’s Hero (Animation)      Rosetta Brewster                20th Century                            dir: Christopher Reeve
6 Things I Never Told                Sarah                                Independent                           dir: James Richards
Surface of Things                      Sela                                    New York University               dir: Keith Davis
Birthday Girl                             Mia                                    Columbia University                dir: Angela Tucker

TELEVISION

NCIS                                           
Marine Ofc Brenda Tyler     CBS                                           dir: Terrence O'Hara
Rizzoli & Isles                            
Karen Hughes                     TNT                                          dir: Mark Haber
Betty and Coretta
                      Antoinette Wallace              LIfetime                                  dir: Yves Simoneau
Major Crimes                            Lt. Angela Hayes                 TNT                                        dir: Leo Geter
Squad 85                                    
Lorraine Hansberry             YOMYOMF                                dir: Gregory Bonsignore
Unsupervised
(Animation)          Darius’ Mom                       FX                                           dir: David Hornsby, Scott Marder, Rob Rosell
                                                  
/Bag Lady/Helen                                                                       
The Good Wife
                          Heather                              CBS                                         dir: James Whitmore Jr.
Law & Order: SVU                      Beverly Neal                       NBC                                        dir: Arthur Forney
Gossip Girl                               Dr. Miller                            Warner Bros. Pictures               dir: J. Miller Tobin
The Wool Cap                           Arlene                                20th Century Fox Television     dir: Steven Schachter
(w/ William H. Macy)
All My Children
                       Nikki                                  ABC                                       dir: Joe Cotugno

THEATRE

Barbecue                                   
Barbara                                  Geffen Playhouse                   dir: Colman Domingo
Detroit '67                                 
Michelle "Chelle" Poindexter  LATC                                       dir: Joy Hooper
Familiar                                     
Tendikayi Chinyaramwira      Yale Repertory Theatre            dir: Rebecca Taichman
When We Were Young               
 Hannah                                  Manhattan Theatre Club          dir: Pam MacKinnon
and Unafraid
Father Comes Home                  
Penny                                    Public Theater (Public Lab)      dir: Jo Bonney
From the Wars Prts 1, 2 & 3
Good People
                            Kate                                      Geffen Playhouse                   dir: Matt Shakman
Milk Like Sugar                         Talisha (Obie Award)             Playwrights Horizons             dir: Rebecca Taichman
(Original Cast)                                                                         /La Jolla Playhouse
Ruined                                      Josephine                             Intiman / Geffen Playhouse   dir: Kate Whoriskey
Ruined                                      Josephine                             Manhattan Theatre Club        dir: Kate Whoriskey
(Original Cast; Pulitzer)                                                            /Goodman Theatre
The Book Club Play                   Lily                                      Berkshire Theatre Fest.         dir: Nick Olcott
Joe Turner's Come and Gone     Mattie                                   The Kennedy Center              dir: Todd Kreidler
Piano Lesson                            Grace                                    The Kennedy Center              dir: Kenny Leon
Ohio State Murders                   Suzanne Alexander (past)       TFANA                                   dir: Evan Yionoulis
King Hedley II                           Tonya                                   Signature Theatre Co.            dir: Derrick Sanders
Huck and Holden                      Michelle                                Cherry Lane Theatre              dir: Giovanna Sardelli
A Christmas Carol                     Christmas Present                 McCarter Theatre                  dir: Michael Unger
Blues for an Alabama Sky          Delia Patterson                     Actors Theatre                       dir: Timothy Douglas
                                                                                                 
/Berkshire Theatre Fest.
Metamorphoses                         Alcyone                                Cincinnati Playhouse             dir: Eric Rosen
                                                                                                 
/Rep Thtre of St. Louis
The Old Settler                          Lou Bessie Preston                Westport Playhouse              dir: Tazewell Thompson
The Blacks: A Clown Show         The Queen                             Classical Thtre of Harlem      dir: Christopher McElroen
Insurrection: Holding History     Octavia/Katie Lynn                Berkshire Theatre Fest.         dir: Timothy Douglas
Twelfth Night                            Viola                                     East Bay Actor's Collective   dir: Shawn Kairschner
Here to Put My Father                 Setta                                     BRICstudio                           dir: Daniela Varon
in The Ground
In the Blood
                             Hester/La Negrita                  NYU Graduate Acting           dir: Michael Sexton
The Three Sisters                      Natasha                                 NYU Graduate Acting           dir: Giovanna Sardelli
Seven Guitars                            Ruby                                   NYU Graduate Acting           dir: Ken Washington

READINGS / WORKSHOPS

Tower of Evil
                             Charlotte/Veiled Woman        TFANA                                dir: John Rando
Your Blues Ain't Sweet Like Mine Janeece                                 Public Theater                     dir/writer: Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Stick Fly                                     Taylor                                   McCarter Theatre                 dir: Shirley Jo Finney
Chinadoll Overdrive                    Urban-Doll                           Summer Play Festival           dir: Michael Grayman
The Ballad of Emmett Till            Ruthie Mae                           Eugene O’Neill                       dir: Kate Whoriskey
                                                                                                  
Playwrights Conference
The Book Club Play                     Lily                                     Eugene O'Neill                      dir: Bruce K. Sevy
                                                                                                  
Playwrights Conference
The Phoenician Women               Phoenician Woman                NYTW                                  dir: Karin Coonrod
Children of Vonderly                  Georgia                                 Ma-Yi Theatre/The LARK
Directors Lab 2003                     Various Roles                        Lincoln Center
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner           Minerva                               Public Theater
Performing History Workshop     Rosa Parks                            UC Berkeley                         dir: Roger Guenveur Smith
                                                                                                                                                   


TRAINING

New York University
- MFA Acting
UC Berkeley - BA African American Studies