In the News!
Latisha and her costar Chris Wilson had the opportunity to perform over 100 shows and visited over 50 schools in the New England area! The most common show they performed was an anti-bullying show called "The Power of One." They were humbled to have been featured in various local newspapers for The Power of One. Read the articles here and here.
Massachusetts Goes Viral!
Back in May, Latisha had the opportunity to be featured in Ylvis's viral hit "Massachusetts!" The comedic duo is known in Norway for their comedic TV show and currently have become internationally known with their hit song "The Fox." Their latest video "Massachusetts" has already hit viral status and has a lot of people laughing. Latisha is honored that she got to work with them on this project! Watch the video below!
Latisha will be traveling the North East with Soren Bennick Productions this Fall! She signed on to play the roles of Arwen in The Power of One, Jessie in Hi Rez Comes to Earth and Jess in Cyber Busters! Tisha and her acting costar Chris are incredibly excited to be a part of the team. Shows will last until November 22nd.
Back to Black
Latisha had the opportunity to work a second time on the hit Netflix series "Orange is the New Black!" She had a great time working with the cast and crew and was honored to be able to work on the show again. All episodes of Orange is the New Black available to stream on Netflix.
Finalists in Sing Who Cover Contest
Latisha and her friend Ariella made it to the final round of the One Direction Cover Contest hosted by Sing Who! Last year they teamed up to perform "One Thing" and since then have been working on an assortment of mash ups and music to put up on YouTube. Check out their cover here!
Back to High School
Latisha went back to High School in Discovery ID's crime investigation series, Redrum! She played a High School graduate and had her first experience as a Stand-in for the Principal actors!
Latisha was a featured cop on the hit Colombian TV show "El Capo!" She got to portray Officer Johnson, a young female cop who helped protect a high profile family from drama- driven media journalists.
Latisha was blessed to be cast in the film "Sincere's Heart." She spent a day shooting with the principals of the film and was humbled to earn her first Screen Actors Guild waiver for her work on the project as a funeral mourner!
Law and Order: SVU
Latisha spent a day portraying an anti- gun violence protester on season 15 of the NBC series "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit!" Latisha was incredibly excited to get to work SVU and really enjoyed the experience! She is excited to see what will come next!
Latisha worked on two scenes for the CBS hit series "Blue Bloods!" She enjoyed her time working with Donnie Wahlberg and had fun singing Happy Birthday to him with the other extras, actors and crew that night!
Orange is the New Black
Latisha spent a day as an extra for the second season of the critically acclaimed Netflix Original Series, "Orange is the New Black!" Latisha enjoyed her time working on set & was grateful to make some new friends.
Latisha is excited to announce that she will officially be attending the 4 week Summer Acting Training Program at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts starting on July 15th! She auditioned for the program in January at the AMTC Winter 2013 SHINE event. She is excited to be able to study her craft in depth and learn more about the the entertainment industry with working professionals and passionate students.
Latisha booked her first job on a network TV show as an extra for the mystery series Unforgettable! Working on the set for the show was very exciting for Latisha as she hopes to land a guest starring role on a TV show and eventually become a recurring or main cast member on sitcom or comedy series. She also had the privilege of talking with the episode's guest star, Erin, on the subway ride home where she learned that Erin also got her start in the business as a background actor! The second season of Unforgettable will air at 9pm on Sunday, July 28th on CBS.
Latisha worked on a feature film project for Chris Rock as an extra. She loved being able to see him up close and personal as well as reunite with many of her friends that she's met while working the background acting scene in NYC! It was an amazing day of laughter and love and she can't wait to see the hilarity on the big screen.
Margarita, With A Straw
Latisha had the privilege of working on Shonali Bose's latest film project, Margarita, With A Straw portraying a police brutality protester. The screenplay for the film received the Global Filmmaker Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. It was a great day on set and Latisha loved being able to get into character and help set the ambiance for an emotionally intense scene.
Latisha went to Massachusetts to be in a music video for European Talk Show Hosts, Ylvis! The two brothers have been in the entertainment business since 2000 and have really made a name for themselves overseas. Similar to Jimmy Kimmel and The Lonely Island, the boys make comedic music videos that air during the show. Their comedic personalities were fun to be around and their crew was fun to work with! Check back to see Latisha as a Choir Member for the music video in October 2013!
Latisha had the opportunity to be a featured on Stephen Elliott's latest feature film, Happy Baby. The cast and crew on this project were amazing and she learned a lot about acting for film while being on set!
The Brat is Back
Latisha will be returning to the role of Bratella in the Taubenslag Productions musical "Beauty and the Beast!" This is her third year participating as a part of the touring cast. "Beauty and the Beast" will run on Tuesday May 21st in Staten Island, Wednesday May 22nd at Montclair State University and Thursday May 24th at Queens College.
Back to School in Marc Lawrence Film Project
Latisha got to see two amazing actors in action while being an extra in Marc Lawrence's latest project starring Marisa Tomei and Hugh Grant. It was a great experience for her to be on set and study how Tomei and Grant create that special on screen chemistry allowing them to capture the hearts of millions of movie goers. Latisha aspires to create that kind magic on screen in the future. Watching them was very inspirational for her.
Latisha booked her first feature film gig as a paid extra! She spent 13 days filming with 500+ extras and got to see what exactly goes on behind the scenes of a big budget action film! It was her first time working on set with green screens and her first time working at a studio lot! Details TBA when production allows participants to disclose more information about the film.
On Air with the Christian Comedy Chicks
On Wednesday March 13th, Latisha got to showcase her stand up comedy skills on the Christian Comedy Chicks weekly radio show! You can hear fellow comedian Robin White and Latisha perform their original stand up routines on "Yolks with Christian Comedy Chicks" on blogspot radio here!
Candles In The Sun
Latisha was able to participate in the Grammy Award winning artist Miguel as a choir member extra. She was humbled to be able to be a part of that experience and learn about how music videos are created. “Candles In The Sun” is the closing track on Miguel’s Grammy-nominated sophomore album, Kaleidoscope Dream. Watch the video below and enjoy his powerful message.
AMTC Overall Finalist
Latisha jumped into the new year with a bang by participating in the 31st annual SHINE event hosted by Actors Models and Talent for Christ! She had the honor of winning a Spirit Award for being a positive role model. She also was a finalist for Overall Stand Up Comedian and Overall Songwriter. Check out all of the finalists and winners here.