Actress, Dancer, Entrepreneur
Dionne is a featured IFWA Alumni - Watch Dionne as she shares her experience and advice about planning for the future.
Dionne D. Figgins began her career as a member of the Dance Theatre of Har-lem, under the direction of Arthur Mitchell, dancing lead roles in Serenade, Four Temperaments, Agon, and Concerto Barocco, all by George Balanchine. She has also appeared as a guest artist with Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Broadway Credits include Hot Feet, Memphis, Leap of Faith and Motown The Musical. Regional credits include Sophisticated Ladies,The Wiz, Ray Charles Live, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Trip of Love, and Chicago. She is the co-founder of Broadway Serves, a non-proﬁt organization whose mission is to connect thea-ter professionals to community service opportunities locally, nationally, and abroad. She can also be seen playing Yasmine on the Starz drama Flesh and Bone. She is a proud member of AEA and SAG- AFTRA.