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Chanda Branch



Chanda Branch‚Äôs credits include Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Brenda), Chicago (Velma), Hairspray (Lorraine), 9 to 5 (Kathy), Ragtime (Sarah), Zuccotti Park (Kate), Crowns (Velma), Porgy & Bess (Strawberry Woman), Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Charlaine), Big Fish (The Witch), and Three Little Birds (Montego), Loving (Narrator) A Motown Christmas, and A Soulful Christmas & A Gospel New Year with companies across Florida, Tennessee, and North Carolina. She has performed at the National Black Theatre Festival and the Women’s Theatre Festival Fringe where she was recognized for her “Outstanding Performance” in Call & Response (Pearl). She has also designed, directed, choreographed, and produced theatre for schools and youth programs. She has held city, state, and regional titles in beauty pageants and is the nationally reigning Ms. Black USA! Family and friends have cut a path for her on this journey as an Artist, Wife, Mommy, Advocate, Educator and Queen and she is grateful for every opportunity that head led her to this very spot! Follow her on Instagram: @iamrsbranch and @modernblackmommy