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CAST OF CHARACTERS

Simone -------------------------- Jalynn Steele
Roberta ------------------------- Nesha Ward
Heather ------------------------- Haley Swindal
Gloria --------------------------- Antoinette Comer
Tamika -------------------------- Danea Osseni
Swing --------------------------- Helen White

Jalynne
Jalynn Steele (Simone)
Jalynn is very excited to join the cast of Sistas and work with such wonderful talent. She has graced stages across the world starring in various roles including the lead in the National and International tour of Fosse. In New York she played Ronnette in Little Shop of Horrors at the Westchester Dinner Theatre. Prior to joining the cast, she was a part of the Norwegian Cruise Line family for years, starring in various shows including Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Shout, Rock of Ages, Burn the Floor, and After Midnight. She is grateful to her family and friends who have helped along this journey and spreads the gifts of joy and love to everyone who experiences the show.

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

 



Antoinette Comer
Antoinette Comer (Gloria)

Antoinette is excited to be joining this amazing company! Favorite past credits: Mamma Mia! (Broadway/National Tour), Sister Act (Palace Theatre-Deloris Van Cartier), A Bronx Tale (Paper Mill Playhouse), Dreamgirls (Portland Center Stage). Many thanks to her parents, sisters (and bro!), Koby, and all her friends for their unending love and support! Joshua 1:9

Member of Actors Equity Association






Lexi Rhoades
Danea Osseni (Tamika)
Danea's honored to be a part of this dynamic cast. Performing brings her such joy. Past credits include Charline, Ain't Misbehavin, Brenda, Smokey Joe's Cafe and Mathis May of Show Way a role Danea originated for Vital Theatre company. She thanks God, her family, the ATB Agency and her precious Kossim who's love and support is undying. Enjoy the show and be uplifted!

Member of Actors Equity Association




Jayne Trinette
Helen White (Swing)
Helen is making her Off Broadway Debut with Sistas: The Musical. Theatre Credits include: The First Noel with CTH at the Apollo Theatre; 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 Repertory Lab NYC; also performed as Featured Singer with Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. Helen has recently performed at 54 Below as featured singer for Lynne Shankel 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 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 3:5­6

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