Written & Directed by Winkk
Tour Secrets is wrapped with shocking secrets and drama. It will give you a backstage pass into the music industry through the eyes of dancers. With sex, money and power ruling the music industry, dancers struggle to live their passion while keeping their secrets.
Delve behind the scenes into the lives of dancers who bring ‘flavor’ to the stages around the world to create memorable shows for sold out concerts. Hear their stories, struggles and secrets.
Philana SandersPlaying the role of "Raven".
A native of Chicago, Philana Sanders was trained at a young age in Modern, Ballet, African, Jazz and Hip-Hop dance. She earned her B.A. in Theater from Columbia College Chicago and has appeared in films and performed both nationally and locally in stage productions such as; The Color Purple, Dream Girls and The Penis Monologues II & III. Philana loves the stage and also has aspirations for Television and Film.
Renatta NikolePlaying the role of "Tika".Renatta Nikole is not only an actress; she is a producer, writer, painter, designer, photographer, and licensed cosmetologist. She obtained her B.A in Marketing and Advertising with a Minor in Fashion Design. Renatta was cast in the stage plays Because He Loved Me, Black Nativity, The Color Purple, Miracle on 47th Street and If You Loved Me. Renatta starred in the web series Decision, the Interactive Live Production called The Room and A Night With My Ex as herself.
Lawrence E. JohnsonPlaying the role of "Detective Michaels".
Lawrence E. Johnson Jr. was born and raised in Joliet Illinois and made his acting debut in the Perfectly Imperfect stage play in 2014. Since then, Lawrence has done several plays including Desperate 2, Tell Hell I’m Not Coming, Perfectly Imperfect 1 & 2, Ebinita Scrooge and He Was There The Whole Time. Lawrence has also appeared in television and films such as, A3RDFirst, Stepp Off The Block, Pieces of David, My Last Time and Secret Lover.
Anita MuhammadPlaying the role of "Mrs. Mergson". Anita Muhammad was initially exposed to the world of entertainment at Providence-St. Mel High School and pursued an MBA at Clark Atlanta University. She appeared as a featured extra in the Prince movie “Graffiti Bridge” and eventually interned at the Cosby Show in New York- where she was also an extra on one episode. Anita is excited to join the Tour Secrets cast in her theater acting debut.
Karen L. DadePlaying the role of "Tara". Karen L. Dade, a Chicago native has sang with and opened for artists like Ricky Dillard, Darryl Coley and Vicky Winans. Karen is poetic by nature and has written over 100 poems. She has performed in the stage plays Never Mind the Gift, Music in Motion, The Company You Keep, Sinful Nature and Leading by Bleeding, and was also cast in the television series Intense Retribution. Karen hopes to release her solo cd project and is currently working on a single.
Tacori CollinsTacori Collins is a Chicago native and technically trained in the art of dance. Tacori’s training background includes hip-hop, ballet, jazz, modern and liturgical. Tacori has performed in several stage plays such as Le Pink Kitty Cabaret, The Color Purple (National Tour), The Wiz, Dreamgirls, Taking Back My Name: The Ike Turner Story and Tour Secrets.
Andre McCaskeyA native of Chicago, Andre McCaskey is a very talented young man. Andre attended Columbia College Chicago as a Theater/Dance major. His dance preparation includes ballet, modern, african, jazz, musical theater, and improve.
Andre also has acted in the Chicago Shakespeare Theater's production of "A Mid Summer Night Dream". Professionally, Andre has performed with various companies. Currently he is over the dance program at Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory.