NAOMI LAVETTE – BANEATTA MABRY
Naomi LaVette is grateful to be returning to Atlanta to debut in her first Dominion Entertainment Group production! She is no stranger to Atlanta theater, last seen in the 2018 summer hit Blackberry Daze: Horizon Theater, she has also been blessed to grace the stages of Synchronicity Theatre, The Aurora Theatre, The Alliance Theatre and True Colors Theatre. She is a Suzi Bass Award Winner for (Best Ensemble) and a Suzi Bass Award Nominee for (Best Featured Actress) in Shaking the Mess Outta Misery: Horizon Theater and (Outstanding Lead-Musical) for Blackberry Daze. Additionally, Naomi has toured nationally, receiving many accolades for her work on stages across the country. She received specialized training at the Yale School of Drama. She now resides in the District of Columbia where she has continued her journey in productions at Metro Stage and Theater Alliance. Naomi has several Film & Television credits (ABC, A&E, BET, Gilberet Films, Lifetime, TBS, Hackstone Productions, and Cat Eye Productions). Naomi is also a voice over talent. Naomi is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association. Many thanks to Rob and Jeremy for this amazing opportunity to play with my Atlanta fam! To the entire cast and crew: you are all destined for ridiculously amazing things! Much Love and Favor to Tom Jones – You already know Big Bro Almighty. I love you, that’s all! To the Audience: thank YOU, we ‘sho can’t do this without YOU! DKB you’re my Everything! Family and Friends, thank you for your part in my journey. Lord I Am because of YOU. Grace and Peace. www.naomilavette.com
ENOCH KING – REGINALD MABRY
Enoch King is excited to be back on a Dominion stage! He was previously seen in A LESSON BEFORE DYING. Recent credits include: THE LIGHT(Horizon Theatre), TONI STONE(Alliance Theater). Enoch has appeared on various stages including True Colors Theatre, Horizon Theatre, Shakespeare Festival, Aurora Theatre, and Theatrical Outfit. He is the recipient of the Suzi Bass Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Play for THE CHRISTIANS at Actor’s Express. Enoch can currently be seen in THE LAST DAYS OF PTOLEMY GREY on Appletv+. Love, love, and more love!
TONIA JACKSON – BEVERLY JENKINS
THEATER Guthrie: A Raisin in the Sun, Appomattox, The Darker Face of the Earth. Penumbra Theatre: More than 30 productions, company member for 25+ years; Baltimore Center Stage: Gleam; Pan Asian Repertory Theatre (Off-Broadway): Monster; Alliance Theatre: Gem of the Ocean, Radio Golf, The Nacirema Society…; American Stage: Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune; Horizon Theatre Company: Shakin’ the Mess Outta Misery, And Her Hair Went With Her; Steppenwolf; Mixed Blood Theatre; Illusion Theater; Alabama Shakespeare Festival; Pillsbury House Theatre; Lorraine Hansberry Theatre; Magic Theatre; True Colors Theatre; Theatrical Outfit; Trinity Rep; Children’s Theatre Company. FILM/TELEVISION A Chance of Snow, Saving My Daughter; “Atlanta,” “Black Lightning,” “Greenleaf,” “The Resident,” “The Quad,” “Outer Banks,” “Kingdom Business,” “Meet the Browns.” AWARDS TCG/Fox Foundation Distinguished Achievement Fellowship; Suzi Bass Award for Best Ensemble (Shakin’ the Mess Outta Misery), plus five nominations for Best Actress; Jeff Norton Award nomination. @toniamjackson (IG), www.toniajackson.com
TEQUILLA WHITFIELD – SIMONE MABRY
Tequilla Whitfield landed her first leading role in two TVone’s holiday movies: “A Royal Holiday” and “A Royal Family Christmas” starring Vivica A. Fox, Debbi Morgan and Richard Lawson. The following year, she made her big screen debut in the hit movie “Hidden Figures” alongside Octavia Spencer and Taraji P. Henson. Then in 2018, she appeared on FX’s Emmy and Golden Globe winning show, “Atlanta.” Most recently, she appeared on Netflix’s hit show, “Teenage Bounty Hunters”. Some of her other television credits include FOX’s “Shots Fired” and “The Resident.”
CHASE STEVEN ANDERSON – LOGAN LEBOWITZ
Chase is excited to make his Dominion Entertainment Debut! He’s appeared in productions with Alliance Theatre, Serenbe Playhouse, Aurora Theatre & Stage Door Players. TV/Film: The Gifted (Fox), Tyler Perry’s Too Close to Home (TLC), Nashville (ABC), Ride Along (Universal), Necessary Roughness (USA), One Tree Hill (CW), plus national commercials for Cheez-It, Farm Rich & Root Insurance. Upcoming projects include: George & Tammy (Paramount+), Leverage:Redemption (Amazon Prime) & The Color Purple (in Theaters Dec. 2023)! In addition to acting, he’s a Teaching Artist with Alliance Theatre Education. EDU: Columbus State University, BFA in Acting/Directing. Chase resides in Atlanta and is proudly represented by Houghton Talent. @1ChaseAnd
DERRICK ROBERTSON – KENNY MABRY
Derrick Robertson is an actor and spoken word artist amongst many other talents. He is a graduate from Clark Atlanta University where he received his B.A. in Theatre Arts. During his collegiate journey he acquired strong roles in productions such as Yellowman (Eugene), Hands Up (Holes in my Identity), 4.48 Psychosis (Man 1), MacBeth (MacBeth) with many more not mentioned. His professional credits include: Holler if ya hear me (Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company), Woke (Essential Theatre Company). Derrick is a proud 2019-2020 Acting Apprentice from Horizon Theatre Company. Although theatre is his passion, that does not stop him from expanding his gift. His Film/TV credits include, High Expectations (2022) Tales S2 (BET). Derrick encourages other young artists like himself to never settle for anything less than your hearts true desire, and to always strive for truthful expression because that is where you will find true peace.
BRITTANI MINNIEWEATHER – BRIANNA JENKINS
Brittani is thrilled to be joining this team! Brittani is an actor, writer, and activist. She received a BA in theatre from Wofford College. Her original play, Sundays at Four, won Best Play at the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival in October 2019. She is a proud co-founder of B.L.A.C.T. Acting credits include: In My Granny’s Garden, Do You Love the Dark (Alliance Theatre) Sweet Water Taste, Freaky Friday (Horizon Theatre), Jump, Little Shop of Horrors (Actor’s Express), Secrets of a Soccer Mom (Stage Door Players), Sweat (The Warehouse Theatre), Sordid Lives (Out Front Theatre), Polkadots (Legacy Theatre), For Colored Girls… The Laramie Project (IA Playhouse), and Debbie Allen’s Brothers of the Knight (Ms. Debbie Allen). Love to D and MH. Follow her: @britminnieweather
ANAYA CHEYENNE – LA’TRICE FRANKLIN
19 year old, Anaya Cheyenne is a quintessential triple threat + one! Proficient in singing, dancing, acting and modeling, there’s nothing Anaya cannot do…and do well. Anaya was born in Norwalk, Connecticut but calls Atlanta, GA her home. At 12 years old, Anaya moved to ATL to study and train under the wing of her God-Mother, Natarsha Garcia, CEO of AGI Entertainment, to pursue her dreams and perfect her craft. Fast forward to 2022, her achievements and artistic growth has proven that move to have been a wise one. As a member of the urban pop girl group, ‘Pink Heart’ Anaya has millions of streams and YouTube views for her music videos and albums. She was on team Kelly Clarkson season 18 of “The Voice” and has sung the national anthem in Madison Square Garden before a NY Rangers game. Her regional credits; In The Heights, A Song For Adaeze, Haunted Mansion. Anaya’s natural born talent is always being polished and her skillset is continually expanding. Her desire to excel in everything she does, is fueled by a deep calling that she feels, to shine in the entertainment industry. Her strong work ethic and her mature level of professionalism is sure to continue to bless her with success. @Anaya.cheyenne