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Dionne D. Figgins began her career as a member of the Dance Theatre of Har-lem, under the direction of Arthur Mitchell, dancing lead roles in Serenade, Four Temperaments, Agon, and Concerto Barocco, all by George Balanchine. She has also appeared as a guest artist with Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Broadway Credits include Hot Feet, Memphis, Leap of Faith and Motown The Musical. Regional credits include Sophisticated Ladies,The Wiz, Ray Charles Live, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Trip of Love, and Chicago. She is the co-founder of Broadway Serves, a non-profit organization whose mission is to connect thea-ter professionals to community service opportunities locally, nationally, and abroad. She can also be seen playing Yasmine on the Starz drama Flesh and Bone. She is a proud member of AEA and SAG- AFTRA.

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Dionne Figgins STAGE CREDITS

[Regional (US)]
Colony Theatre World Premiere, 2020
Daisy Parker

[New York]
Encores! Production, 2017

Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2015

Original Broadway Production, 2013
Performer (Swing)

Diana Ross (Understudy)

Original Broadway Production, 2009

Original Broadway Production, 2006

Kalimba (Understudy)

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Works & Process Announces Fall 2023 Season

Championing creative process from studio to stage, Works & Process amplifies support for performing artists and their artistic process, and simultaneously provides the public with behind-the-scenes access to new works, fostering greater understanding and appreciation.

Daniel J. Watts, Aisha Jackson and Crystal Monee Hall Join Lineup for Final KTP's Juke Joint Jubilee

Joining KTP on the final night of his summer residency are Tony Nominee Daniel J. Watts (Tina, Hamilton, After Midnight); Aisha Jackson (Once Upon a One More Time, Paradise Square, Frozen); and soul singer/songwriter Crystal Monee Hall (Rent).

Virginia Johnson, Michele Byrd-McPhee, and More Recieve 2023 Bessie Awards - Full List of Awards Announced!

The New York Dance and Performance Awards, the Bessies, has announced the 2023 award recipients at the 39th Bessie Awards Ceremony. The Illustrious Blacks hosted this year's celebratory event, which was held at Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park as part of Lincoln Center's Summer for the City. Check out a complete list of 2023 awards here!

The Illustrious Blacks Will Host the Bessie Awards Ceremony

The New York Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, announce the lineup of special guests for the 39th Bessie Awards Ceremony. Acclaimed queer pop duo The Illustrious Blacks (Manchildblack x Monstah Black) will host this year’s ceremony, which will be held on Friday, August 4, at 7:30pm, at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park as part of Lincoln Center’s Summer for the City.

Sis Thee Doll and Vanisha Gould Join Lineup for KTP's Juke Joint Jubilee

Joining Parker in song for the July 31st concert will be  the illustrious Sis Thee Doll (Oklahoma, American Horror Story) and soul stirring  Jazz vocalist and composer Vanisha Gould. Each month, Parker will present a new set list highlighting traditional blues music made famous by the likes of Dinah Washington and Nina Simone, as well as uniquely reworked arrangements of songs from today’s Top 100. 

Video: Watch Kyle Taylor Parker and Kayla Davion Tribute Tina Turner at KTP's Juke Joint Jubilee

This summer, Midnight Theatre presents 'KTP's Juke Joint Jubilee,' a monthly concert series featuring the sultry soul and blues inspired vocals of the magnetic Kyle Taylor Parker. 

Jordan E. Cooper, Michael R. Jackson, Christine Toy Johnson & More Named to 2023-2024 Tony Awards Nominating Committee

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has revealed the Nominating Committee for the 2023-2024 Broadway season.

Kayla Davion and Danny Marin Join Lineup for KTP's Juke Joint Jubilee

This summer, Midnight Theatre presents 'KTP's Juke Joint Jubilee,' a monthly concert series featuring the sultry soul and blues inspired vocals of the magnetic Kyle Taylor Parker.  Joining this month’s lineup of special guests are Kayla Davion (Tina, white girl in Danger) and Danny Marin (Drunk Musicals).

Ballet Tech's KIDS DANCE to Return to The Joyce This Summer

Ballet Tech’s Kids Dance will return to The Joyce Theater June 8-11 following an acclaimed production last year.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Six Recoups, Government Funding Shifts in Australia and Canada

Governmental funding shifts continue around the globe as governments reveal their latest budget proposals - often with some form of a decrease of support for the creative economy as these countries wind down the support they offered at the height of the pandemic.

Get to Know the Tony Nominators

This time of year, most know the most important people in the industry are sadly not anyone putting on a show, but rather the Tony nominators. Usually, this is the time that many selected nominators start dropping out, typically because of involvement in an eligible production or failure to see all eligible productions. This season, we’ve so far had very few recusals, so as of now there is a pretty full slate.

The Joyce Theater Announces Spring 2023 Season Featuring World Premieres & More

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the complete calendar of performances from renowned U.S. and international dance companies slated for The Joyce Theater’s Spring 2023 season.

The Battery to Begin 2022 Summer Series With PLAYSCAPE PERFORMS

On Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4, The Battery will jump-start its 2022 summer series, “Playscape Performs,” with a wildly imaginative dance performance - free for the whole family.

R.Evolución Latina's 14th Annual Summer Camp Concludes With A Virtual Presentation on July 30

R.Evolución Latina's 14th annual summer camp concludes with a virtual camp presentation On July 30th, 2021. This is the second virtual Free Dare To Go Beyond Children's Performing Arts Camp provided by R.Evolución Latina.

Taylor Mac, Carl Hancock Rux, Robbie Fairchild & More Featured in RESTART STAGES Programming Throughout June

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced new artistic commissions, creative community, and civic collaborations, and more this coming June at Restart Stages—the new outdoor performing arts center constructed on the Lincoln Center campus.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, March 24- with Micah Stock, Danny Burstein, and More!

Today (March 24) in live streaming: The Chaos Twins celebrate Black Lady Magic, a Fiddler party on Stars in the House, Micah Stock visits Backstage Live, and more!

VIDEO: Celebrate Black Lady Magic on THE CHAOS TWINS - Watch Now!

Black Girl Magic, but make it CHAOS. Malcom X described the black woman as the most disrespected, unprotected and neglected person in America, and yet, black women are surely at the center of much political progress, artistic genius, and family structure throughout history.

Idina Menzel, Vasthy Mompoint, Rema Webb and More to Take Part in A BroaderDays Two-Day Digital Festival

A BroaderWay Foundation will present A BroaderDays, it's first-ever online festival. This two-day festival will feature exclusive events with Idina Menzel, Pass the Mic Broadway, cast members from Disney's The Lion King, members of the ABW Creative Team, and many more members of the Broadway community.

Sasha Hutchings Hosts HOMEGROWN: BLACK DANCE HISTORY SERIES Celebrating African Influence on American Dance

Sasha Hutchings (Hamilton, Oklahoma! Fosse/Verdon) and co-host of The Chaos Twins will host HomeGrown: Black Dance History Series, an online event celebrating African influence in American dance. 

Broadway Podcast Network Announces Gather Together Programming and Broadway Turkey Hunt

Find your favorite Broadway turkey hidden throughout the Broadway Podcast Network's (BPN) website for your chance to win a $100 Visa gift card in celebration of the holiday season at BPN.fm/turkeyhunt.


Dionne Figgins has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Dionne Figgins has not appeared in the West End

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