Nedra Snipes, a North Carolina native, began singing at the age of three in her church choir, and has allowed her light to shine ever since. She is a proud alumna of Howard University, earning a BFA in Theatre with a concentration in Musical Theatre. A life long student, in June 2021, Nedra completed her MFA in Drama at the Juilliard School (Group 50).
Previous acting roles include: For Colored Girls… (Lady in Orange), Venus (Venus), Fabulation or The Re-Education of Undine (Undine), Aida the Musical (Aida), Much Ado About Nothing (Hero), The Three Musketeers (Madame Bonacieux), Antigone (Choral Leader), In the Blood (Bully/ Welfare Lady), The Cherry Orchard (Lyubov), Antony & Cleopatra (Lepidus/Dolabella/Soothsayer/Eros), Too Heavy for your Pocket (Evelyn Brandon) and, most recently, Cardboard Piano (Adiel Nakalinzi/Ruth).
Nedra is excited to make her debut at Thrown Stone Theatre Company this summer. She expresses abundant gratitude to her family and friends for their continued love and support. Jeremiah 29:11 RNR