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.
There is so much to love about this conversation with LaVon Fisher-Wilson. Not only does she talk about donning the habit in SISTER ACT, but this Broadway veteran also talks about the importance of representation, body inclusivity, and so much more.