Ensemble Cast Member 1
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is thrilled to able to join the cast of Sistas on Fire. A lover of new works, Ashley has performed in a number of new musicals across NYC including the Signature Theater and the main stage of the USS Intrepid. This summer Ashley can also be seen in Something Like A Fairytale, a new musical traveling to the National Black Theater Festival. Having already debuted her cabaret, Belting And Brews, at The Duplex, 2017 is proving to be a wonderful year. Additional credits include: MP (Deployed: A New Musical), Whatshername (American Idiot), Deloris (Sister Act: The Musical) and Nehebka (Aida)
Ensemble Cast Member 2
is currently a Postbac Premed student at Columbia University. Her journey to Columbia and thus New York City started with her work as a Residence Director and Diversity Coordinator at Bard College at Simon’s Rock. There she was exposed to many of the downfalls of living in a small rural area related to healthcare and wanted to be a part of the movement to change that. She is originally from Memphis, Tennessee and received her bachelor’s in History of Art from Yale University.
Ensemble Cast Member 3
has a great love for the theater and enjoys all aspects of it. Vickie was born in Carnesville, Ga, the 9 th . child of Judge and Icie Carson. Vickie’s husband, Robert, encourages and supports her in all that she strives to achieve. She is employed by Linon Home Décor in the Accounting Department. She is a graduate of Franklin County High School, and furthered her education at Queensboro Community College. Vickie attended the School Of One Voice where she discovered another gift “song writing” and has written and performed several songs at the end of semester recitals.
She also attended Lazare Dance/Acting classes. Vickie comes with much experience in the theater with Don Durant and others. Some of the productions that she has appeared in are: “Coming Home To Papa”, “Caught Up”, “Another One Gone” and “Triumphant “, She was last in Sistas On Fire Nassau Community College” and “Upon This Night”. Vickie truly loves performing and the challenge of learning her lines quickly and is always supportive of her fellow actors and actresses. When asked, “Where do you find the time”, you will hear her say, when doing something that you truly “Love” and it is your “Passion” there is always time. As a Christian, Vickie attributes all that she has accomplished to God, believing that all things are possible through him.
Ensemble Cast Member 4
Ashley Taylor Greaves
is an actress and director from Brooklyn, New York. Ashley found her first love in theater at a young age in a production of Seussical, and has not gone back since. While studying under the tutelage of instructors Deb Margolin (Obie award for sustained excellence in performance) and James Bundy (Artistic Director for the Yale Repertory Theater), Ashley has earned roles in The Tempest (Miranda, Whitney Humanities Theater), and The Get Down (Extra, Sony Pictures Television) among various other theater and television appearances. She graduated with a BA in History from Yale in May 2016.
Ensemble Cast Member 5
is a professional singer, dancer, actress, whom has performed roles in various operas, musicals and theater. Her vocal versatility is expansive in being able to perform jazz, pop, R&B, gospel, classical, rock, musical theatre and hip-hop. As a chorister and a soloist, she has performed regionally and internationally within various venues and ensembles. She has also sung with the NY Pops, Philly Pops and Buffalo Philharmonic and Carnegie Hall sharing stages with Broadway and opera stars. Yvette has also done a few commercials and television spots.
Ensemble Cast Member 6
also known as Arabena, is a Ghanaian American Brooklyn-based vocalist and aspiring musician. When she is not singing along to funky tunes, she works for AFROPUNK as an AFROPUNK ARMY Program Coordinator, where she helps run their Earn A Ticket Program.