Simply Tiffany Soul...Tiffany was born in the big city of Chicago, IL but grew up in the small town of Jacksonville, AR where she began singing at the age of 5 in local venues. It was then she realized her calling, and that was to share her gift of song. Tiffany has performed in front of thousands at The Taste of Chicago and performs at local functions, and charities. She completed her second album entitled Simply Me available on iTunes, which was preceded by her first EP Essence of Love. Music isn't the only love for Simply Tiffany Soul, her music displays her creative writing ability and she decided to take it a step further with her 1st self-produced, written and directed stage play "The Mistress Club". Using episodes from her own life, she intertwined true stories from real mistresses creating a mature theatrical montage of sexy women amazing songs and a story line that will have you laughing and shaking your head in surprise. The new found talent landed her with multiple directorial opportunities for projects such as stage play Little Black Girl Blues and ultimately crossing over to directing movies such as Selfish Desires, Burning Bridges, the extended trailor for This Thing Called Love and several other films. With more than 10 plus years in the Arts & Entertainment business, Tiffany represents the woman of today and constantly reinvents herself to maintain relevance. Be on the lookout for her novel The Mistress Club as well as her next productions a Fox theater and Broadway bound musical, Angels in Training and her full featured movie, Cursed with The Cure. Maturity, dedication mixed with passion are some of the ingredients that make up this exciting new artist, entrepreneur, writer, and director so keep an eye and ear out for Simply Tiffany Soul!
Producer/Sponsorship Manager - LONNIE JACKSON
DEONDAI COLQUITT - Production Manager/Executive Producer
Deondai is a native of Wisconsin and has always loved music and the arts. That is why the entertainment industry is a natural fit for her. With over 20 years of experience in hospitality, marketing, entrepreneurship, and entertainment management and logistics, Deondai Colquitt brings an eclectic and creative management style to any play or movie production, product launch, and/or event. Deondai’s background includes film production, branding, public relations, collateral creation, communication, social media marketing, project management, promotions, and large-scale event logistics. Deondai is currently working for Habitat for Humanity International as the Marketing Manager for ReStore. She also worked for Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) for 15 years working in multiple facets before her final position as Associate Brand Manager for Holiday Inn & Holiday Inn Express Brands. Once leaving IHG, she was able to devote 100% of her time to her own Marketing Company, Keona Marketing LLC. Deondai earned a Bachelors of Science in Consumer Science from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Later, she received a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing Management and International Business from Mercer University in Atlanta, GA. Deondai has served as a board member on several non-profit boards and has been an active member of several national organizations. Deondai was voted as Budweiser’s 2009 Community Pioneer Winner. Her entertainment and film production experience includes Client Management, Producer, Line production, and Assistant Director
DR. VADA COLEMAN -Music Director / Asst. Director
Dr. Vada M. Coleman, a native Texan, is a veteran secondary choral director and a classical trained contralto. She received a Bachelor’s in Music from Georgia State University, Masters in Education, and Doctorate in Education from Walden University. She has been a featured soloist abroad and in the states, is also a playwright, published poet, and owns "The Melody Boutique", a custom-design music studio, in Stone Mountain. Vada started acting on stage at a very early age; has written and produced skits and plays for schools and churches. Some of her other accomplishments include: Music Director for Usher’s Camp New Look, Vocal Coach for several stage plays, including the sold out Poetry-based stage musical, The Carousel. Dr. Coleman is the Director of Music at Lithonia 1st UMC, has a lifetime membership in the Golden Key Honors Society, and was recipient of the Haskell Boyter Vocal/Choral Scholarship. She has been inducted twice into Who's Who Among America's Teachers, and was the 3rd place Winner in the Habitat for Humanity Gospel Talent Search. Her professional affiliations include Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA), and Music Educators National Conference (MENC). She serves as District IV Honors Chorus co-chair, a mentor for Dekalb secondary choral directors, guest honors chorus clinician, and an adjudicator for NAACP and county sponsored literary competitions and performing evaluations
Stage Manager - LILLIAN "GIGI" JOHNSON
Lillian “Gigi” Johnson has an innate passion for the performing arts and says that “art is her air”. Her interest in the Performing Arts particularly, creative talent set, and refreshing personality have resulted in on-stage and off stage roles, before sold-out audiences, with faith-based and community theatrical projects. Gigi is excited about this opportunity to work as Stage Manager for Angels In Training and looking forward to more. Enjoy the show?
Music Producer -Hit EM HARD Ent.s
Hit 'Em Hrd entertainment has been in business over 30 years. Starting in the Bronx of New York and moving to Atlanta in the mid 90's. Hit'Em Hard has worked with the likes of Ameil Lareaux, and many others. The lead engineer and Founder Dread Trackit, provides services ranging from Engineering, arranging, musician, producer, singer and songwriter. He currently scores for movies and stage plays.
ERIK MILLER - Keyboardist
Lead Choreographer/Dancer - ALYSEIA DARBY
Alyseia Darby is a newcomer to Atlanta, GA and native New Orleanian. She is a professional dancer, aerialist, instructor & choreographer. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Theatre & Dance from Louisiana State University. Alyseia has worked with various choreographers, including Debbie Allen, Christopher Huggins, Terry Beeman & Karen McDonald. She was a featured dancer in the upcoming movie "Bolden," as well as three music videos: "Sexy On" by Alania, "Skin" by Prisca, and "I Feeling Good" by Ivy Shades. Alyseia has worked with several companies: N'Kafu Traditional African Dance, Of Moving Colors, New Venture Theatre, Gotta Dance Contemporary & Padaeia Dance Theatre. Currently, she has a contract with Atlanta Dance Connection and Element Circus Troupe. During college is when she first began choreographing for school productions and completely fell in love with it, especially collaborations. Her works consists of many styles and have been featured in award-winning events such as pageants & dance competitions. She constantly creating movement whether it is up in the silks or on the floor. It is all apart of her passion. Alyseia is so excited to be apart of the AIT Family
QUENTIN ALLEN - Production Assistant #1
Quentin Allen is a 24 year old rising Star. Born in Montgomery, AL but raised in Auburn, Al, Quentin knows the simplistic things in life, especially family. Quentin was raised by his Great-Grandmother and Great Aunt, and eventfully moved to Atlanta, GA. He is multi-talented artist and entertainer. He can draw, paint, dance and sing. He graduated from Druid Hills High School and later attended Bruswick Job Corps. He left Job Corps to take care of his ailing Grandfather. His passion for helping other and attention to details, has landed him behind the scenes in Entertainment He is currently dedicated to reaching career goals of learning the ends and outs of Production Management for plays and movies
Production Assistant #2 - AMIA COLQUITT
Amia Keona Colquitt is a straight A student that is learning production management from the ground up in the Entertainment Business. She is a 7th grader attending Champion Middle Theme School. She is a member of the schools undefeated girls Bbasketball team, a second chair flute player in the school band, and a member of the STEM program. She has a passion for family, music, film, and is also an aspring playwrite. Outside of entertainment, she has a passion for helping children and aspires to become a pediatrian when she gets older. Some of the productions she has worked on are Burning Bridges, Plus Size Diva's -The musical, Deprived, This Thing Called Love, and The Mistress Club. This beautiful, hilarious, and positive young lady is destined for greatness and a fantastic future, expect success