Carlita Victoria is a Raleigh, North Carolina native, she attended The University of NC at Greensboro (BFA Dance Performance & Choreography, K-12 Dance Education). A committed mental health advocate, Carlita founded Darkness RISING Nonprofit for Black mental health to create a safe space and mental health resources for the Black community. Carlita has performed nationally and internationally with Chuck Davis & The African American Dance Ensemble, Madagascar Live: China, Circus Conelli Switzerland, The Glee Project Promo featuring Darren Criss, Off-Broadway with Broad Comedy, as well various regional shows. Carlita’s heart is always with North Carolina Theatre, where she’s performed in Jesus Christ Superstar, Hairspray, In The Heights, and Kinky Boots! Carlita is an active performer, certified personal fitness instructor, and mental health advocate. Hear what she has to say to RDU on Stage about mental health, performing, and more.
Hear what Carolina Academy of Performing Arts (CAPA) Artistic Director Melanie Prince says about being the first to produce BETWEEN THE LINES outside of New York since it’s off-Broadway run and why this show resonates so deeply with young audiences.