She acted in Tennessee Williams' play, "The Glass Menagerie," in a Bonnie Franklin's Classic Contemporary American Plays production at the Pico Playhouse and the Broad Stage in Los Angeles, California with Leith Burke, Chris Butler and Tracey A. Leigh in the cast. Jenny Sullivan was director.
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I feel it is vital to understand your own culture because the history that you are defines, in a great sense, who you can be in the present time. I find that so very often, as an African-American woman, who I am is being defined by other people rather than myself.
Following graduation from Howard University, she joined the Group Theater Workshop in New York, one of the premier Black theater groups in the country at the time.