Sonita

Redd Opera Co.

 

Director/Artist in Residence: Purdue University Black Cultural Ctr

New Directional Players Theatre Troupe    (2016 - PRESENT)

·         Birth of Protest

·         Cultural Arts Festival (Based on African American Scholarly History Tour to OK)

·         Laughing Ladies & a Dude Comedy Showcase

Director

Phillis: The American Revolutionary by Sonita L. Surratt            eta Creative Arts - Magic Box Series

Death and a King’s Horseman by Wole Soyinka                        Columbia College Theatre Dept.

Sampled:  Beats of Muslim Life by Dr. Suad Khabeer                Yale & NYC (Tour)

Sins of the Father by Synthia Williams                                       eta Creative Arts Foundation

The Door Game by Raphael Schwartzman                                Prologue Landmark Festival

Re-Entry by Nicole Kearney                                                       Chicago Fringe Festival

Riff Raff                                                                                      Dream Fierce Productions

Flow, a Hip Hop Musical by Will Power                                     eta Creative Arts 

Flow, a Hip Hop Musical (Tour)                                                  @ Westinghouse High School Tour

Flow, a Hip Hop Musical (Tour)                                                  @ Governor State University

Showfolk Repertory Ensemble                                                eta Creative Arts Foundation

·         Sounds of Blackness by Tanya and Talibah Mance

·         The Underground Railroad by Osa Buchner

·         Aesop III: A Hip Hop Fable

·         It Shoudda Been Me by Dr. Doriane Miller

·         It Shoudda Been Me (Tour)                                                 @ Washington, DC

Having Our Say: The First 100 Years                                        Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company

Young Playwrights Festival                                                       Syracuse Stage

The British Are Coming                                                            Hip Theatre Festival (NY NY)

The Miracle                                                                              Armory Square Players

I'm Evry Womon by Pannell & Surratt                                       Contemporary Theatre of Syracuse (Debut)

MUSIC Director / COMPOSER

Peter Pan Jr.                                                                            St. Benedict Elementary School

If Scrooge Was a Brother                                                        eta Creative Arts

Wedding Bells                                                                          "     "     "      " (Play Development Initiative)

The Legend of Buster Neal                                                      "     "     "      "

If Scrooge Was a Brother                                                         "     "     "      "

DIRECTOR/STAGED READINGS

The Inheritance by Patton & Daye                                           eta Creative Arts - Magic Box Series

Where Have They Gone by Tiffany Oglesby                           Idle Muse Athena Festival

The Colored Museum by George C. Wolfe                               International Project1Voice

Gilbert or Frank by Terence Mosley                                         Script-in-Hand Reading

A Name in the Street by Kyle Bass                                           Script-in-Hand Reading

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Crowns (Gospel Musical) by Regina Taylor                               Goodman Theatre

A Christmas Carol                                                                    Syracuse Stage