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Dionne Figgins

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
Colony Theatre World Premiere, 2020
Daisy Parker
  [New York]
Encores! Production, 2017
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2015
Jennifer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Performer (Swing)
Diana Ross (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Ensemble
Kalimba (Understudy)

Photos

Dionne Figgins, Lana Gordon, Juson Williams, Nicole Henry, Darlene Hope Photo

Dionne Figgins, Lana Gordon, Juson Williams, Nicole Henry, Darlene Hope

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Date:
03/05/2020
Nicole Henry, Lana Gordon, Darlene Hope and Dionne Figgins Photo

Nicole Henry, Lana Gordon, Darlene Hope and Dionne Figgins

From: 
Date:
01/28/2020
Christopher Renshaw, Darlene Hope, Nicole Henry, Juson Williams, Dionne Figgins, Lana Photo

Christopher Renshaw, Darlene Hope, Nicole Henry, Juson Williams, Dionne Figgins, Lana Gordon and Aurin Squire

From: 
Date:
01/28/2020

 

Stage

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

  [New York]
Encores! Production, 2017
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2015
Jennifer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Performer (Swing)

Diana Ross (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Ensemble

Kalimba (Understudy)

Dionne Figgins Biography

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-proÔ¨Āt 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.




Dionne Figgins News

The Battery to Begin 2022 Summer Series With PLAYSCAPE PERFORMS Photo The Battery to Begin 2022 Summer Series With PLAYSCAPE PERFORMS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

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

R.Evolución Latina's 14th Annual Summer Camp Concludes With A Virtual Presentation Photo R.Evolución Latina's 14th Annual Summer Camp Concludes With A Virtual Presentation on July 30
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 29, 2021

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 Prog Photo Taylor Mac, Carl Hancock Rux, Robbie Fairchild & More Featured in RESTART STAGES Programming Throughout June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2021

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

VIDEO: Celebrate Black Lady Magic on THE CHAOS TWINS - Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Celebrate Black Lady Magic on THE CHAOS TWINS - Watch Now!
by The Chaos Twins - Mar 24, 2021

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.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, March 24- with Micah Stock, Danny Burstein, and Mor Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, March 24- with Micah Stock, Danny Burstein, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 24, 2021

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!

Idina Menzel, Vasthy Mompoint, Rema Webb and More to Take Part in A BroaderDays Two-D Photo Idina Menzel, Vasthy Mompoint, Rema Webb and More to Take Part in A BroaderDays Two-Day Digital Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021

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 Influ Photo Sasha Hutchings Hosts HOMEGROWN: BLACK DANCE HISTORY SERIES Celebrating African Influence on American Dance
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2021

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 Hu Photo Broadway Podcast Network Announces Gather Together Programming and Broadway Turkey Hunt
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 27, 2020

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.

Isabelle McCalla, Caitlin Kinnunen, Lauren Molina and More Join VASTHY'S FRIENDS Photo Isabelle McCalla, Caitlin Kinnunen, Lauren Molina and More Join VASTHY'S FRIENDS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2020

On Wednesday, November 24th, 4:00 PM ET Broadway actress Vasthy Mompoint will be joined by Isabelle McCalla (Aladdin, The Prom), Caitlin Kinnunen (The Prom, Spring Awakening) with Lauren Molina (Rock of ages), Ellyn Marsh (Pretty Woman) Dionne Figgins (Motown) Rob Morrison (Avenue Q) and more!

Robyn Hurder, Kate Rockwell, Nik Walker and More Celebrate the Holiday Season With Po Photo Robyn Hurder, Kate Rockwell, Nik Walker and More Celebrate the Holiday Season With Podcast Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2020

The Broadway Podcast Network is celebrating the holiday season by gathering together next week to celebrate and give thanks with special Live Events such as Thanksgiving Parade Memories with The Ensemblist's Mo Brady and stars like Jessica Rush (who performed twice), Wining & Brining with Robyn Hurder, and more.

Dionne Figgins Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Cast Blows the Roof Off of Broadway Sessions! VideoBWW TV Exclusive: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Cast Blows the Roof Off of Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - Oct 25, 2018

The cast of the Off Broadway revival of Smokey Joes Cafe came to Broadway Sessions recently and blew the roof off The Laurie Beechman Theatre. These guys and gals have some of the best voices in the biz. Enjoy these highlights from Alysha Umphress, Emma Degerstedt, Dionne Figgins, Kyle Taylor Parker, Jelani Remy, Shavey Brown, Bronwyn Tarboton, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, Antoinette Comer and Max Sangerman alongside "Rising Star" Peggy Sue Johnson. Smokey Joe's Cafe closes on November 4th, so make sure you catch the amazing cast before it's too late!

BWW TV: Travel Back to the 60's with a Sneak Peek of TRIP OF LOVE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 30, 2015

TRIP OF LOVE, the new dance musical spectacle celebrating the biggest hits of the '60s, officially opens on October 18, at Stage 42 (422 West 42nd St). American pop culture is still pulsing with the psychedelic energy of the Sixties, an era of expression and revolution around the world. The music told the story then and it will again this fall as Trip of Love brings the decade to life with 28 of the biggest hits of the '60s, including 'Blowin' In The Wind,' 'Born To Be Wild,' 'California Dreamin',' 'I Saw Her Standing There,' 'These Boots Are Made For Walkin',' 'White Rabbit,' 'You Don't Own Me' and many more.

STAGE TUBE: The Skivvies Sing Shower Medley
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2014

The Skivvies, Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley recently made a new video, performing 'Shower.' This medley/mashup of songs includes 'Rubber Ducky,' 'Habits,' 'Shower', 'Splish Splash,' and 'Shower The People.' Even Pippa the Brussels Griffon Puppy makes an appearance!

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Lena Hall, Christopher Hanke, and More Guest-Star With The Skivvies at 54 Below
by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2014

The Skivvies took the stage at 54 Below last night and were joined by Broadway guest stars including Lena Hall (HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH), Christopher Hanke (BUYER AND CELLAR), and more. Check out the videos below!

VIDEO: Check Out New TV Spot for Broadway's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2014

Below, check out the brand new commercial for Broadway's smash hit musical, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL.

BWW TV: The Infectious Music of MOTOWN Takes Over Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 18, 2013

Featured this week was the cast of Motown (Brandon Victor Dixon, Nicholas Christopher, Rebecca Covington, Ariana DeBose, Andrea Dora, Preston Dugger III, Dionne Figgins, Marva Hicks, Sasha Hutchings, Jawan Jackson, Darius Kaleb, Krisha Marcano, Sydney Morton, Jarran Muse, N'Kenge, Saycon Sengbloh, Eric LaJuan Summers, Julius Thomas III, Rickey Tripp), performing 'Stop In the Name of Love,' 'Can I Just Close the Door on Love,' 'Do You Love Me,' 'Jackson 5 Medley,' 'Get Ready' and 'Dancing in the Streets.' Check out highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Look Back at 2013 D2GB Children's Performing Arts Camp
by Stage Tube - Aug 12, 2013

Dare to Go Beyond (D2GB) Children's Performing Arts Camp, an initiative of R.Evolucion Latina, successfully ended its run on Friday August 2nd. More than 200 kids, ages 7-17, gathered at the headquarters of Pearl Studio to share their experiences, learn to dance, sing and narrate their stories in creative ways and with a fascinating focus: Cultural Exchange. During the five-day camp participants took classes with some of the most experienced actors, dancers, and choreographers working on Broadway today. Check out a look back below!

STAGE TUBE: MOTOWN's Jackson 5 Perform on WENDY WILLIAMS
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's "Jackson 5," led by Raymond Luke Jr. as Michael Jackson, visited Wendy Williams' hit daytime show for a live performance of a medley of Jackson 5 songs and to give Wendy some advice for her upcoming Broadway debut in Chicago. Check out their performance and interview below!

STAGE TUBE: The Contours from MOTOWN Perform 'Do You Love Me' on KATIE
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's 'The Contours,' led by Broadway triple threat Eric LaJuan Summers, visited Katie Couric's new nationally syndicated afternoon talk show 'Katie' for a special performance of the Motown hit song 'Do You Love Me,' and to teach America's sweetheart 'The Mashed Potato!' Click below to watch the performance!

VIDEO: Tony-Nominee Valisia LeKae Talks MOTOWN on NBC's THE GRIO
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Tony Award nominated leading lady Valisia LeKae, who stars in the new hit musical based on the life of Motown founder Berry Gordy, recently sat down with NBC's "The Grio" host Chris Witherspoon for a special segment on portraying the legendary Diana Ross for the first time ever on a Broadway stage and playing to standing ovations in the biggest box office hit of the season. Check out LeKae's interview below!


Dionne Figgins Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Dionne Figgins been in?
Dionne Figgins has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Dionne Figgins been in?
Dionne Figgins has not appeared in the West End